intracranial aneurysm


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intracranial aneurysm

[¦in·trə′krā·nē·əl ′an·yə‚riz·əm]
(medicine)
Dilation of a cerebral artery.
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Subjects included 120 patients hospitalized in the Neurosurgery Clinic, Collegium Medicum (CM), Bydgoszcz, Nicolaus Copernicus University (NCU) in Tomn, operated on for intracranial aneurysm.
The endovascular treatment of unruptured intracranial aneurysms is controversial because the natural history of unruptured intracranial aneurysms remains uncertain, and both surgical and endovascular treatment carries risk (11).
37) that included 21 000 cases of stroke caused by intracranial aneurysms and 8000 controls showed an increased risk of 24% to 36% for stroke in patients with the 9p21 risk allele.
If the annual rupture risk is the same in this population, that would mean its overall prevalence of unruptured intracranial aneurysms was 1.
The prevalence of unruptured intracranial aneurysm (UIA) in the general population worldwide is estimated at approximately 2%-5% (Rinkel, 2008).
Treatment of intracranial aneurysms by embolization with coils: a systematic review.
2000) present data comparing results of surgical and endovascular treatments of intracranial aneurysms in 109 patients 12 months after the procedure.
Giant intracranial aneurysms that are partially thrombosed exhibit both a multilayered thrombosed portion and a patent vessel lumen.
Waterloo, Belgium, has announced that the CORDIS ENTERPRISE(TM) Vascular Reconstruction Device and Delivery System received the CE Mark in Europe for use with occlusive devices in the treatment of intracranial aneurysms.
The occurrence of concomitant intracranial aneurysm and carotid artery stenosis is uncommon and treatment options are limited.
The International Unruptured Intracranial Aneurysm Study (ISUIA) provided prospective morbidity data associated with treatment of patients with unruptured aneurysms with clips or coils.
A type of aneurysm involving cerebral artery is called cerebral aneurysm or intracranial aneurysm.
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