Balloon angioplasty of the A1 segment of the anterior cerebral artery narrowed by vasospasm. Technical note

J Neurosurg. 1999 Jul;91(1):153-6. doi: 10.3171/jns.1999.91.1.0153.

Abstract

The authors describe a new endovascular technique that improves catheterization and balloon angioplasty of the A1 segment of the anterior cerebral artery after it has been narrowed by vasospasm. The technical results of using this method in seven patients are presented.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Angioplasty, Balloon / instrumentation
  • Angioplasty, Balloon / methods*
  • Brain Ischemia / etiology
  • Brain Ischemia / therapy*
  • Child
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage / complications