Stent-Coil Treatment of a Distal Internal Carotid Artery Dissecting Pseudoaneurysm on a Redundant Loop by Use of a Flexible, Dedicated Nitinol Intracranial Stent

G. Lee Pride, Robert E. Replogle, George Rappard, Christopher L. Taylor, Dion Graybeal, Jonathan White, Phillip Purdy

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Abstract

Treatment of dissecting pseudoaneurysms of the distal cervical internal carotid artery with preservation of the parent artery by using stents or coils has become routine. Tortuosity remains a significant obstacle to successful endovascular treatment in some cases. We report the use of a stent-coil technique to treat a nonhealing dissecting pseudoaneurysm and associated stenosis with anatomic preservation of a redundant loop involving the stented arterial segment. This was accomplished by using a Neuroform dedicated intracranial stent.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)333-337
Number of pages5
JournalAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology
Volume25
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology

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