Published in Pain and Central Nervous System Week, October 23rd, 2006
"The aim of this study was to assess the incidence, indications, complications, and angiography results associated with balloon-assisted coil embolization (BACE) of intracranial aneurysms and to compare these factors with those for conventional coil embolization (CE)," scientists in Netherlands report.
M. Sluzewski and colleagues working with St. Elizabeth Hospital explained, "Between 1995 and 2005, 827 intracranial aneurysms in 757 consecutive patients were packed with coils. Balloon-assisted coil embolization was used in 8.6% (71 of 827) of the...
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