Double stenting procedure and coil embolization in a patient with carotid stenosis and incidental ipsilateral intracranial aneurysm. A case report and dosimetric evaluation

Federico Zappoli Thyrion, A. Azzaretti, F. Di Maria, C. Massa Saluzzo, P. Quaretti, G. Rodolico, P. Scagnelli, L. D'Ercole, L. Mantovani, Marn Bocchiola

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Abstract

We describe a case of incidental detection of an intracranial left ICA wide-necked aneurysm during digital subtraction angiography performed to assess a sub-occlusive and calcified stenosis in the extracranial portion of the same artery. Angioplasty and stenting of ICA stenosis, plus intracranial stent deployment across the aneurysm neck was performed during the same procedure. Aneurysm coil embolization was postponed to a further session one month later. The radiation dose and irradiated areas were also evaluated during endovascular procedures.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)318-326
Number of pages9
JournalNeuroradiology Journal
Volume20
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2007

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Keywords

  • Patient radiation dose
  • Tandem lesions

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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