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Neuroradiology

, Volume 37, Issue 7, pp 561–563 | Cite as

Autoperfusion balloon catheter for treatment of vertebral artery stenosis

  • K. Sampei
  • N. Hashimoto
  • K. Kazekawa
  • S. Yoshimura
Interventional Neuroradiology

Abstract

Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) of the vertebral artery was performed with an autoperfusion balloon catheter in five patients. There were no complications in the form of embolic episodes or neurological deficits due to brain ischaemia during inflation. In critical cases with insufficient collateral circulation during temporary occlusion, the use of an autoperfusion balloon catheter may expand the indications for PTA in patients with ischaemic cerebrovascular disease.

Key words

Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty Autoperfusion balloon catheter Vertebral artery stenosis 

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© Springer-Verlag 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Sampei
    • 1
  • N. Hashimoto
    • 1
  • K. Kazekawa
    • 1
  • S. Yoshimura
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryNational Cardiovascular CenterSuita, OsakaJapan

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