Balloon angioplasty of the A1 segment of the anterior cerebral artery narrowed by vasospasm

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  • 1 Departments of Neurological Surgery and Radiology, University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, Washington
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✓ The authors describe a new endovascular technique that improves catheterization and balloon angioplasty of the A1 segment of the anterior cerebral artery after it has been narrowed by vasospasm. The technical results of using this method in seven patients are presented.

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Address reprint requests to: Joseph M. Eskridge, M.D., Department of Neurological Surgery, Box 356470, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195. email: jesk@u.washington.edu.
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