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Overview

MeSH Major

  • Blindness
  • Intracranial Aneurysm
  • Ophthalmic Nerve
  • Vascular Surgical Procedures

abstract

  • Both acute and delayed visual disturbances can present after the endovascular treatment of carotid artery paraophthalmic aneurysms. Delayed visual deterioration can be observed up to 35 days after embolization. Although the cause is still undefined, it is likely that the more delayed visual deterioration can be attributed to progression of mass effect and/or perianeurysmal inflammatory change. Our case series raises the possibility that this phenomenon may be more likely with HydroCoil (HydroCoil Embolic System; MicroVention, Aliso Viejo, CA). This possibility should be taken into account by neurointerventionists when selecting a coil type to treat large paraophthalmic aneurysms.

publication date

  • September 2008

Research

keywords

  • Article

Identity

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1227/01.NEU.0000324730.37144.4B

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 469

end page

  • 74; discussion 474-5

volume

  • 63

number

  • 3