, Volume 27, Issue 3, pp 259–264 | Cite as

Transcutaneous angioplasty of vertebral artery atheromatous ostial stricture

  • P. Courtheoux
  • A. Tournade
  • J. Theron
  • J. P. Henriet
  • D. Maiza
  • J. M. Derlon
  • G. Pelouze
  • C. Evrard


The authors report experience of intravascular angioplasty of atheromatous ostial strictures of the vertebral artery in 24 patients. After reviewing the technique, they outline the indications provided through Doppler velocimetric data. The results seem to be encouraging as symptoms disappeared completely in 21 patients.

Key words

Vertebral arteries vertebro-basilar insufficiency intra-vascular angioplasty 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. Courtheoux
    • 1
  • A. Tournade
    • 2
  • J. Theron
    • 1
  • J. P. Henriet
    • 3
  • D. Maiza
    • 3
  • J. M. Derlon
    • 4
  • G. Pelouze
    • 3
  • C. Evrard
    • 3
  1. 1.Neuro-Radiology DepartmentCHU CaenFrance
  2. 2.Neuro-Radiology DepartmentCHR Louis PasteurColmarFrance
  3. 3.Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery DepartmentCHU CaenFrance
  4. 4.Neuro-Surgery DepartmentCHU CaenFrance

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