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022 Ischemic stroke versus bleeding risk in patients with acutely ruptured saccular aneurysms treated with stent assisted coiling
  1. R Taylor1,
  2. R Callison2,
  3. C Martin3,
  4. M Hayakawa2,
  5. J Chaloupka2
  1. 1Neurology, Neurosurgery, Radiology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
  2. 2Radiology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
  3. 3Neurology and Radiology, Saint Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, USA

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Introduction: Antiplatelet agents are required to prevent thromboembolic complications from recently deployed intracranial stents, yet carry a risk of bleeding complications that may be serious in patients with recent subarachnoid hemorrhage.

Method: We retrospectively reviewed consecutive patients at our institution that had a ruptured intracranial saccular aneurysm treated with Neuroform stent assisted coiling. Patients with ruptured pseudoaneurysms were excluded. Our primary comparison was the …

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