Navigation Links
Routine testing after aneurysm coiling carries low risk
Date:11/18/2008

CINCINNATIA very low risk of complication is associated with a routine test that determines whether a brain aneurysm treated with endovascular coiling has started to recur, a study led by the University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute has shown.

The multi-site, retrospective study, published in the November issue of Neurosurgery, found a complication rate of 0.43 percent in 2,243 patients who had undergone cerebral angiography three months or more following endovascular treatment of a brain aneurysm. Of the 12 complications that occurred, only one was both major and permanent.

"Our study shows that the use of routine testing with angiography following endovascular treatment of brain aneurysms carries a very low risk of complication," says Andrew Ringer, MD, the study's lead investigator and director of endovascular neurosurgery at UC. "Because the risk is small, routine angiography should not be viewed as a deterrent to endovascular treatment of aneurysms."

A brain aneurysm is a balloon-like bulge or weakening of an arterial wall. If the walls of an aneurysm become too thin, it can rupture, often causing brain damage or death. Approximately 27,000 individuals suffer a ruptured brain aneurysm in the United States each year, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Primary risk factors include smoking, hypertension and alcohol and drug abuse.

Specialists treat brain aneurysms in different ways. Some aneurysms are treated surgically through an opening in the skull or eyebrow. Neurosurgeons can place a clip on the aneurysm at its base, thereby blocking the blood flow into the aneurysm and preventing it from bleeding

If the aneurysm is not surgically accessible, endovascular specialists can reach it by threading a flexible catheter, which is capable of being steered, from the large femoral artery near the groin up to one of four arteries in the neck that lead to the brain. Us
'/>"/>

Contact: Cindy Starr
cstarr@mayfieldclinic.com
513-558-3505
University of Cincinnati
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. K-State Veterinary Lab Routinely Tests For Bluetongue Virus; Lab Director Says Strains Found in Kansas, U.S. Usually Less-Virulent
2. VivaScope(R) Confocal Imager May Eliminate Need for Routine Skin Biopsies for Dermatology Patients
3. Early, routine testing for HIV is key to curbing the disease among teens
4. JAMA Reports HIV Spike Among Gay Men; AHF Says Routine Testing, Effective Prevention Needed
5. Studies find stable sleep patterns and regular routines may improve outcomes in bipolar disorder
6. Maintaining Routine Can Chase Holiday Blues Away
7. ACPM concludes insufficient evidence to recommend routine prostate cancer screening
8. Routine screenings uncover hidden carbon monoxide poisoning
9. Step Up Your Smile Routine and Protect Your Teeth in Just Five Minutes a Day
10. Routinely used diagnostic approaches: only limited diagnostic sensitivity for bile duct cancer?
11. Wired, Working Americans Let Nighttime Health Routines Slide
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/30/2015)... May 30, 2015 You've probably heard that ... and hearing loss. However, have you found a better way ... Olathe, Kan., have exactly what you need. , They developed ... build-up; dirt and dead, dry skin from the ears. What's ... swabs or anything on the market today for children and ...
(Date:5/30/2015)... The results of a 40+ year study in ... to cause mesothelioma, regardless of the volume of exposure. ... Surviving Mesothelioma website. , The study conducted by ... found that, among the 138 cases of mesothelioma that ... of them happened at plants that had, at some ...
(Date:5/30/2015)... 30, 2015 ProIntro Magnify contains 30 self-animating ... animations. Instantly add an elegant opening title to any ... range of clean design layouts. ProIntro Magnify is created exclusively ... extremely easy to use. Simply drag a preset into the ... and parameters in the Inspector window then watch as ProIntro ...
(Date:5/30/2015)... At 73 years old, Lynn Kendall ... which she attributes to a lifetime of being health-conscious. She ... the release of her new book titled “ Cook for ... for Health and Longevity” features a collection of recipes and ... food . It is designed to encourage a lifestyle of ...
(Date:5/30/2015)... CA (PRWEB) May 30, 2015 ... today that she is offering a free analysis and ... The offer coincides with Disability Awareness Month, which was ... Industry members across the United States such as Polk ... to raise awareness about the possibility of disability, as ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Improved Ear Hygiene Tool Invented by InventHelp Clients (KSC-952) 2Health News:New Study Finds Close Link Between Crocidolite Asbestos and Deadly Mesothelioma, According to Surviving Mesothelioma 2Health News:Announcing the release of ProIntro Magnify from Pixel Film Studios. 2Health News:Lynn Kendall Shows How to ‘Cook for Health and Longevity’ 2Health News:Lynn Kendall Shows How to ‘Cook for Health and Longevity’ 3Health News:San Luis Obispo Insurance Agent Susan Polk Offering Complementary Insurance Analysis In Honor Of Disability Awareness Month 2
... MAKO Surgical Corp., a,developer of minimally invasive, ... that Frederic H. Moll, M.D.,has been named to ... Dr. Moll has over 20 years experience ... Hansen Medical Inc. in September 2002 and,currently serves ...
... Sept. 14 NNN Healthcare/Office REIT,Inc. has acquired ... closed on September 10, 2007. 2750 Monroe ... 106,000 square feet, as well as an accessory ... square feet, on a 10.5-acre parcel,in the Valley ...
... is a,Statement by Oscar S. Wyatt, Jr.: "I,ve seen some press reports about candidates for ... funds received from me, please return them in the form of a,donation to the DeBakey Medical ... ... ...
... AMERIGROUP,Corporation (NYSE: AGP ) will host an Investor ... held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York ... management team,beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time. The ... of,AMERIGROUP,s National Advisory Board on Improving Healthcare Services for,Seniors ...
... following is a,statement by Mike Leavitt, Secretary of Health ... Rich McKeown, returns to Beijing as the,head of a ... my,Department, to begin formal negotiations on two binding Agreements ... of food and feed, and one on,the safety of ...
... PRGO ; TASE) today announced that President and CEO, ... a review of the Company,business for the financial community ... in New York. The meeting will be made ... or by phone at 866-383-5538, participant,code 10972. Presentations ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:MAKO Surgical Corp. Names Frederic H. Moll, M.D. to Board of Directors 2Health News:NNN Healthcare/Office REIT Acquires 2750 Monroe Boulevard in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania 2Health News:NNN Healthcare/Office REIT Acquires 2750 Monroe Boulevard in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania 3Health News:AMERIGROUP Corporation to Host Investor Day 2Health News:Perrigo Company to Host Analyst Meeting on September 18, 2007 2
(Date:5/29/2015)... , May 29, 2015 Amgen (NASDAQ: ... two pivotal Phase 3, global, randomized, placebo-controlled trials ... treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT) in patients with ... met the primary endpoint, demonstrating that a greater ... achieved a greater than 30 percent reduction in ...
(Date:5/29/2015)... Pa. , May 29, 2015 ... focus of the Association for the Advancement of ... With support from AAWC,s corporate partners, ... Educational Portal on the AAWC website at ... a wound care pathway with links to various ...
(Date:5/28/2015)... 2015 Zimmer Holdings, Inc. (NYSE and SIX: ... with buyers to divest in the United ... assets, Biomet Discovery® Elbow System assets and Cobalt™ bone ... Zimmer,s pending acquisition of Biomet, Inc. ("Biomet").  ... constructively with the Bureau of Competition Staff of the ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Amgen Presents Pooled Phase 3 AMG 416 Data For The Treatment Of Secondary Hyperparathyroidism In Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease 2Amgen Presents Pooled Phase 3 AMG 416 Data For The Treatment Of Secondary Hyperparathyroidism In Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease 3Amgen Presents Pooled Phase 3 AMG 416 Data For The Treatment Of Secondary Hyperparathyroidism In Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease 4Amgen Presents Pooled Phase 3 AMG 416 Data For The Treatment Of Secondary Hyperparathyroidism In Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease 5Amgen Presents Pooled Phase 3 AMG 416 Data For The Treatment Of Secondary Hyperparathyroidism In Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease 6Amgen Presents Pooled Phase 3 AMG 416 Data For The Treatment Of Secondary Hyperparathyroidism In Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease 7The Association for the Advancement of Wound Care Educates the Public 2Zimmer Announces Agreements in Furtherance of Pending Biomet Merger 2Zimmer Announces Agreements in Furtherance of Pending Biomet Merger 3Zimmer Announces Agreements in Furtherance of Pending Biomet Merger 4Zimmer Announces Agreements in Furtherance of Pending Biomet Merger 5Zimmer Announces Agreements in Furtherance of Pending Biomet Merger 6
... Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research ... Triple Analysis: Lung Cancer, Lymphoma ... This triple analysis ... both Lung Cancer and Lymphoma and by ...
... 23, 2011 Applied Medical today announced that it ... Covidien) on May 17, 2011 in the U.S. District ... a recently issued Applied Medical trocar seal patent by ... Action No. CV 11-4203 VBF (AJWx). The patent is ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Reportlinker Adds Triple Analysis: Lung Cancer, Lymphoma and Angiogenesis 2Reportlinker Adds Triple Analysis: Lung Cancer, Lymphoma and Angiogenesis 3Reportlinker Adds Triple Analysis: Lung Cancer, Lymphoma and Angiogenesis 4Reportlinker Adds Triple Analysis: Lung Cancer, Lymphoma and Angiogenesis 5Applied Medical Sues Covidien, Asserting Recently Issued Universal Seal Trocar Patent 2
... of America is the largest, ... lab network in the United ... Crizal coating centers, Essilor offers ... premium quality on the best-selling ...
Bambi database allows images, analytical results, and eyebank or clinical information to be stored in an easy-to-access database. In most cases, the analytical results from any of our analysis progra...
This computerized retail software is aimed for opticians/optometrists, optical chains/1 hr superstores, optical HMOs, and ophthalmology groups....
... SDS Recall marketing software enables the efficient ... The module also has many built-in time ... auto capitalization of name fields and numerous ... and accurate data input. The pre-defined options ...
Medicine Products: