Therapeutic occlusion of major vessels, test occlusion and techniques.

J. M. Mathis, J. D. Barr, J. A. Horton

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Abstract

Temporary and permanent cerebrovascular occlusion have become well-accepted endovascular tools. Temporary vessel occlusion and cerebral blood flow analysis help to predict the adequacy of cerebral collateral flow prior to vessel sacrifice. Permanent cerebrovascular occlusion remains a useful alternative endovascular tool when complex lesions of the cervical region, skullbase, and brain are not treatable by surgical or intralesional techniques.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)393-401
Number of pages9
JournalNeurosurgery Clinics of North America
Volume5
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1994

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  • Clinical Neurology

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