Embolization of Basilar Tip Aneurysm via Ascending Cervical Artery

Daniel Munger, Brannan O'Neill, Ryan Priest

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Abstract

Background: Unusual vascular anatomy can present treatment challenges as traditional approaches may be unfeasible. Case Description: In this case we describe a patient who presented with subarachnoid hemorrhage due to a ruptured basilar apex aneurysm, with an occluded left vertebral artery and severely stenotic right vertebral artery. Coil embolization was performed via catheterization of an ascending cervical artery, with a successful clinical and radiographic outcome. Conclusions: This demonstrates novel use of an endovascular technique in the setting of multiple vascular pathologies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)262-266
Number of pages5
JournalWorld Neurosurgery
Volume140
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2020

Keywords

  • Aneurysm
  • Angiography
  • Catheter
  • Hemorrhage
  • Subarachnoid

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

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