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Title: Treatment of a giant basilar artery aneurysm with a bridging stent and subsequent coil occlusion of the stent: case report
Authors: Wilms, Guy ×
Buyse, Gunnar
van Loon, Johan
Maleux, Geert #
Issue Date: Aug-2010
Publisher: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins
Series Title: Neurosurgery vol:67 issue:2 pages:E510-U357
Abstract: OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE: To report the treatment of a symptomatic giant basilar artery aneurysm in a child. CLINICAL PRESENTATION: A 7-year-old girl presented with a 2-month history of progressive right hemiparesis caused by a huge fusiform aneurysm of the basilar artery with compression of the brainstem. INTERVENTION OR TECHNIQUE: The patient was treated with a bridging bare stent and occlusion of the stent lumen with detachable coils. CONCLUSION: The patient experienced immediate total occlusion of the aneurysm with almost total recuperation after 1 year.
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ISSN: 0148-396X
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Radiology
Brain & Metabolism Section (-)
Research Group Experimental Neurosurgery and Neuroanatomy
Translational MRI (+)
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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