ISUIA: the old problem.

Key point:
 In the last post, we have concluded that when an unruptured intracranial aneurysm is identified we have to decide whether the “patient” (and not only the aneurysm) should be treated and whether it should be treated with endovascular or neurosurgical techniques. But for years our decision making has been influenced by results of Read more about ISUIA: the old problem.[…]

Therapeutic Internal Carotid Artery Occlusion for Large and Giant Aneurysms: A Single Center Cohort of 146 Patients.

Bechan RS1, Majoie CB2, Sprengers ME2, Peluso JP1, Sluzewski M1, van Rooij WJ3. Abstract BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: At our institution, patients with large or giant ICA aneurysms are preferably treated with endovascular ICA balloon occlusion. Alternative treatment or conservative treatment is offered only for patients who cannot tolerate permanent ICA occlusion. In this observational study, Read more about Therapeutic Internal Carotid Artery Occlusion for Large and Giant Aneurysms: A Single Center Cohort of 146 Patients.[…]