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006 Onyx embolization for treatment of traumatic and mycotic distal aneurysms involving the cerebral and cranial vasculature
  1. R Nogueira,
  2. J Rabinov,
  3. C Baccin,
  4. A Yoo,
  5. J Hirsch,
  6. J Pryor
  1. Interventional Neuroradiology and Endovascular Neurosurgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Background and Purpose: Endovascular intervention is the firstline treatment of traumatic and mycotic distal aneurysms. However, intraprocedural rupture remains an endangering event given the extremely fragile wall of these lesions. Retrograde filling and rupture of the lesion may still occur after proximal coil occlusion. Therefore, the use of liquid embolic agents with parent vessel sacrifice is commonly required in order to achieve a definite therapeutic response. We now report on our initial experience with Onyx (ev3 Neurovascular, Irvine, California, USA) in …

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