Transcutaneous coil, stent, and balloon migration following endovascular treatment of a cervical carotid aneurysm

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Address reprint requests to: Jonathan A. Friedman, M.D., Department of Neurologic Surgery, Joseph 1–229, Saint Mary's Hospital, 1216 Second Street SW, Rochester, Minnesota 55905. email: friedman.jonathan@mayo.edu.

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    Left: Right CA angiogram demonstrating 75% stenosis of the ICA 2 cm distal to its bifurcation. Right: Right CA angiogram demonstrating 95% occlusion of a cervical CA aneurysm after placement of two 10 × 20—mm SMART stents across the involved segment of the ICA and detachment of a 40-cm length of GDCs through the stent into the aneurysm.

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    Left: Photograph of the patient's right anterolateral cervical skin surface after transcutaneous migration of the coils. Induration of the skin is also apparent. Right: Photograph of the patient's right cervical region 4 months later showing transcutaneous exposure of the occluding balloon and the stent.

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