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AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1996 Mar;17(3):549-54.

Endovascular treatment of multiple aneurysms involving the posterior intracranial circulation.

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  • 1Department of Radiological Sciences, Endovascular Therapy Service, University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center, USA.

Abstract

The results of surgery on multiple intracranial aneurysms tha involve the vertebrobasilar circulation are poor, and associated patient mortality remains high. We describe the endovascular treatment of four patients with mutiple aneurysms that involved the posterior intracrancial circulation. Satisfactory occlusion of all aneurysms was achieved by using electrolytically detachable coils, and all patients had a good clinical recovery. Our early experience suggests that endovascular coil occlusion may be a particularly suitable method for treating this high-risk condition.

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