Septoplasty: Scepter Balloon Angioplasty for Vasospasm after Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage.

@article{Gross2017SeptoplastySB,
  title={Septoplasty: Scepter Balloon Angioplasty for Vasospasm after Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage.},
  author={Bradley A Gross and Daniel A. Tonetti and Gregory M. Weiner and David Panczykowski and William J. Ares and Cynthia L Kenmuir and A P Jadhav and T G Jovin and Brian Thomas Jankowitz},
  journal={Interventional neurology},
  year={2017},
  volume={6 3-4},
  pages={229-235}
}
Introduction Balloon angioplasty can be a requisite approach for the treatment of symptomatic and/or severe vasospasm. Dual-lumen microcatheter balloons have multiple potential advantages for this indication including accommodating a 0.014-inch wire and the potential to deliver superselective vasodilators directly via the microcatheter prior to angioplasty. Methods The authors reviewed a 3-year institutional experience with the Scepter XC balloon (Microvention, Tustin, CA, USA) in the… CONTINUE READING