Table 1

Patient, aneurysm and procedural characteristics

Pt noAgeLocSAHSideSize (mm)DAC PosOcclCompDAC evaluation (comments from operators)
1Late 30sVBJNR11.6IC VAComplNPractical and helpful
2Mid-50sPICAYR6.1IC VANear-ComplNPractical and helpful
3Mid-60sOphthAYL6.0IC ICANear-ComplNPractical and helpful
4Mid-40sPICAYL6.3IC VAComplNPractical and helpful
5Mid-40sAchAYL3.7IC ICANoneNPractical, however coiling not possible because of wide necked aneurysm; coil did not stay, aborted
6Mid-60sAcomANR5.1IC ICAComplNPractical and helpful
7Late-50sOphthANR3.6IC ICAComplNPractical and helpful
8Mid-60sPICANL10IC VAComplN4.3 Fr DAC in 6 Fr Envoy, could not inject through the guide (suboptimal road map), coiled without DAC
9Mid-80sPcomANR25IC ICANoneY TempACA occlDAC successfully positioned in cavernous ICA, failure to navigate siphon with microcatheters for stent deployment (residual aneurysm), temporary ACA occl, successful thrombectomy/thrombolysis, stent assisted coiling procedure aborted, patient remained asymptomatic
10Mid-40sSCAYR6.6IC VAComplNPractical and helpful
11Mid-50sAcomANL4.5IC ICANoneNPractical, but coils did not stay within the wide necked aneurysm safely and thus were withdrawn without complication; endovascular procedure aborted; aneurysm was later clipped successfully
12Early 40sAcomAYR4.9IC ICAComplNPractical and helpful
13Late 40sOphthANL4.0IC ICANear-ComplNPractical and helpful
14Early 70sACANL3.5 (residual after previous coiling)IC ICAComplNPractical and helpful
15Mid-50sSup hypNR8.0IC ICAComplNPractical and helpful
16Late 50sMCAYL3.5MCAComplNPractical and helpful
17Mid-60sPeri calAYL4IC ICAComplNPractical and helpful
18Early 70sAcomANL11IC ICAComplNPractical and helpful
  • ACA, anterior cerebral artery; AchA, anterior choroidal artery; AcomA, anterior communicating artery; Comp, complication; Compl, complete; DAC, distal access catheter; DAC pos, level of DAC position; IC, intracranial; ICA, internal carotid artery; Loc, aneurysm location; MCA, middle cerebral artery; N, no; Occl, occlusion; OphthA, ophthalmic artery; Peri calA, pericallosal artery; PcomA, posterior communicating artery; PICA, posterior inferior cerebellar artery; SAH, subarachnoid hemorrhage; SCA, superior cerebellar artery; Sup hyp, superior hypophyseal artery; Temp, temporary; VA, vertebral artery; VBJ, vertebrobasilar junction; Y, yes.