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Rescue treatment of thromboembolic complications during endovascular treatment of cerebral aneurysms.
|Title||Rescue treatment of thromboembolic complications during endovascular treatment of cerebral aneurysms.|
|Publication Type||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication||2013|
|Authors||Brinjikji W, McDonald JS, Kallmes DF, Cloft HJ|
|Journal||Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation|
|Date Published||2013 May|
Acute intraprocedural thrombus formation complicating endovascular cerebral aneurysm treatment is often treated with intra-arterial or intravenous administration of thrombolytic agents or glycoprotein IIb/IIIa (GpIIb/IIIa) inhibitors. We sought to evaluate the morbidity and mortality associated with such treatments using a large multihospital database.