Neuroapplication of Amplatzer vascular plug: a novel device for parent artery occlusion

GEYİK S. , ÇİL B. E. , Yavuz K., PEYNİRCİOĞLU B. , Saatci I., Cekirge S.

NEURORADIOLOGY, vol.50, no.2, pp.179-183, 2008 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 50 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00234-007-0307-0
  • Title of Journal : NEURORADIOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.179-183


Extracranial internal carotid aneurysms are rare, but the complications associated with the traditional surgical reconstruction methods are relatively high. Endovascular treatment has replaced surgery for treatment of a variety of vascular problems. We describe here the treatment of a recurrent extracranial internal carotid artery aneurysm using a detachable balloon combined with the Amplatzer vascular plug.