Stent-assisted coiling of paraclinoid aneurysms: risks and effectiveness.

  title={Stent-assisted coiling of paraclinoid aneurysms: risks and effectiveness.},
  author={C S Ogilvy and Sabareesh K. Natarajan and Shady Jahshan and Yuval Karmon and Xinyu Yang and Kenneth V. Snyder and L N Hopkins and Adnan H. Siddiqui and Elad I. Levy},
  journal={Journal of neurointerventional surgery},
  volume={3 1},
BACKGROUND Stent assistance for treatment of wide-based aneurysms is becoming rapidly accepted. METHODS Cases of aneurysms arising in the paraclinoid location of the internal carotid artery treated with intracranial stents and/or bare platinum coils were analyzed retrospectively from our prospectively collected database. We identified 70 aneurysms treated with stent assistance (including one stenting-alone case) and 24 aneurysms treated with coiling alone. Stenting-assisted coiling was… CONTINUE READING


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