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Intra-procedural aneurysm rupture treated with n-butyl cyanoacrylate embolization: technical note
  1. A Patsalides1,2,
  2. M Smith1,2,
  3. Y P Gobin1,2
  1. 1Division of Interventional Neuroradiology, Department of Neurosurgery, New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, USA
  2. 2Division of Interventional Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology, New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, New York, USA
  1. Correspondence to A Patsalides, Division of Interventional Neuroradiology, Departments of Neurosurgery and Radiology, New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical College, 525 East 68th Street, Box 99, New York, NY 10065, USA; atp9002{at}med.cornell.edu

Abstract

A case is described of utilizing liquid polymer and stent placement to treat a procedural rupture of intracranial aneurysm during coil embolization. Although this technique is challenging, it seals the rupture immediately and can be used when additional coil placement is not possible.

  • Aneurysm
  • Technique

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  • Competing interests None.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; not externally peer reviewed.

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