When is endovascular treatment of aneurysms contraindicated in hemorrhagic stroke?

Updated: Apr 22, 2019
  • Author: David S Liebeskind, MD, FAAN, FAHA, FANA; Chief Editor: Andrew K Chang, MD, MS  more...
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The following factors militate against endovascular treatment:

  • Wide-based aneurysms or those without an identifiable neck

  • Aneurysms with a vessel extending off the aneurysm dome

  • Severely atherosclerotic or tortuous vessels that limit the endovascular approach


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