Stent retriever use for retrieval of displaced microcoils: a consecutive case series.

@article{LeslieMazwi2013StentRU,
  title={Stent retriever use for retrieval of displaced microcoils: a consecutive case series.},
  author={T M Leslie-Mazwi and Markus Heddier and Hannes Nordmeyer and Michael Stauder and Agla{\'e} Velasco and P J Mosimann and Ren{\'e} Chapot},
  journal={AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology},
  year={2013},
  volume={34 10},
  pages={1996-9}
}
SUMMARY Coil displacement during endovascular coiling procedures may require coil retrieval in the context of flow limitation or thromboembolic risk. No standard recommended method of coil retrieval exists. We present a consecutive series of 14 patients with displaced coil during aneurysm coiling in whom the complication was effectively managed with the use of a stent retriever system. Two illustrative cases from the 14 are described, and technical notes are detailed regarding use of the… CONTINUE READING
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