Table 1

Overview of the interventions in which the Columbus guidewire was used

Patient NoType of interventionIndicationColumbus typeTarget reachedComplicationsOther wireMicrocatheterComment
3ThrombectomyStroke M1 rightStd.YesNoneNoProwler select plus
10ThrombectomyStroke M2Std.YesNoneNoProwler select plus
12ThrombectomyStroke P2 leftStd.YesNoneNoProwler select plus
13ThrombectomyStroke M1 leftStd.YesNoneNoProwler select plus
14ThrombectomyStroke M2 leftStd.YesNoneNoProwler select plus
18ThrombectomyStroke ICA terminus rightStd.YesNoneNoProwler select plus
22ThrombectomyStroke M1 and A1 leftStd.YesNoneNoProwler select plus
31ThrombectomyStroke M2 leftSRYesNoneNoProwler select plus
16ThrombectomyStroke M3 left and A3 rightStd.YesNoneNoHeadway DuoSeptic emboli
28ThrombectomyStroke M1 leftStd.NoNoneChikai 14, TraxcessProwler select plus, Rebar 18Columbus reached target but kinked
31ThrombectomyStroke M1 rightSRYesNoneSynchro 14Prowler select plusColumbus kinked after three maneuvers
23Thrombectomy/stentingStroke M1 leftStd.YesNoneNoProwler select plus, Vasco (for LEO Baby)Failed thrombectomy and bail out stenting
2CoilingaSAH from ruptured PComAStd.YesNoneNoSL-10 straight
27Coiling, y-stentingaSAH from ruptured giant PComA aneurysm rightStd.YesCoil stretching. Coil could be removedTraxcessSL-10 straight, VelocityExit from aneurysm was assisted by shapeability of Columbus
19Coiling, stent assistedAcute SAH from ruptured basilar artery aneurysmStd.YesNoneNoSL-10 straightBoth PCA could be entered without wall contact to aneurysm
35Coiling, stent assistedaSAH from ruptured AComA aneurysmStd.YesNoneChikai 10 XSL-10 straightColumbus assisting a Chikai 10 X to avoid aneurysm wall
5Coiling, stent assistedRecurrent AComA aneurysm after clippingStd.YesNoneTraxcessSL-10 straightColumbus helpful accessing branch
6Coiling, stent assistedIrregular wide neck MCA aneurysm with baby aneurysm rightStd.YesActive bleeding after deployment of stentTraxcessSL-10 straightColumbus secondary wire. Navigation in superior trunk of MCA with Columbus
8Coiling, stent assistedPericallosal aneurysmStd.YesNoneNoSL-10 straight
9CoilingAComA aneurysmStd.YesNoneTraxcessSL-10 straight
25Coiling, stent assistedBA tip aneurysmStd.YesNoneTraxcessSL-10 straight, Prowler select plusAccess PCA without contact to aneurysm
26A1 aneurysm rightStd.YesNoneNoSL-10 straight
36Coiling, Y-stentingSymptomatic, partially thrombosed BA aneurysmStd.YesNoneChikai 10 XSL-10 straightCould avoid aneurysm wall. Handle came off
20Flow diverter and coilingSymptomatic ICA aneurysm leftStd.YesNoneNoPhenom 27, SL-10 straight
11Flow diverterParaophthalmic ICA aneurysmStd.YesNoneTransend EXPhenom 27
21Flow diverterParaophthalmic ICA aneurysmStd.YesNoneNoPhenom 27
15Flow diverterACI aneurysm leftStd.YesNoneNoPhenom 27
24Flow diverterSymptomatic giant ICA aneurysm leftStd.YesNoneTraxcess EXSL-10 straight, Phenom 27Columbus helped exit aneurysm
32WEBWide neck MCA aneurysm leftSRYesNoneTraxcessSL-10 straightHandle came off
17EmbolizationRuptured thalamic AVMStd.YesNoneChikai 8, TraxcessSL-10 straight
7EmbolizationSymptomatic sigmoid sinus AV-fistulaStd.YesNoneNoSL-10 straight
1EmbolizationGiant meningioma pre-operationStd.YesNoneNoRebar 27
34EmbolizationGiant meningioma pre-operationSRYesNoneNoRebar 27
33Treatment of vasospasmaSAH from ruptured, clipped MCA aneurysmSRYesNoneNoProwler select plusUse of Comaneci
4Carotid stentingSymptomatic high-grade stenosis left ICAStd.YesNoneSynchro 14 EXNoneBackloading devices impossible
29Intracranial stentingSymptomatic high grade stenosis M1 leftStd.YesNoneNoSL-10 straight
  • The table is grouped by type of intervention.

  • AComA, anterior communicating artery; aSAH, acute subarachnoid hemorrhage; AV, arteriovenous; AVM, arteriovenous malformation; BA, basilar artery; ICA, internal carotid artery; ICA, internal carotid artery; MCA, middle cerebral artery; PCA, posterior cerebral artery; PComA, posterior communicating artery.