TITLE

Vertebral Dissecting Aneurysm Treated with Wingspan Stent Deployment and Detachable Coils: A Technical Note

AUTHOR(S)
Lv, M.; Lv, X.; Li, Y.; Yang, X.; Wu, Z.
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Interventional Neuroradiology;2009, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p113
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We describe the first documented endovascular treatment of vertebral dissecting aneurysm using a Wingspan stent and detachable coils. A 54-year-old man presented with a nonruptured vertebral dissecting aneurysm. Because of the dissecting nature of the vertebral aneurysms, a 3x15-mm Wingspan stent was placed in the left vertebral artery. One month later, several detachable coils were introduced into the aneurysm. Six-month follow-up angiogram confirmed the obliteration. Vertebral dissecting aneurysm can be treated with Wingspan stent placement and detachable coils
ACCESSION #
41231906

 

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