interventional neuroradiology

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interventional neuroradiology

A subspecialty of neuroradiology in which minimally invasive therapy can be effected by advancing various devices within a blood vessel to a point of a previously identified lesion–eg, an intracranial aneurysm. Cf Clipping, Trapping.
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Sasikhan Geibprasert, MD, is Staff Neurointerventionalist and Lecturer, Department of Radiology, Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand, and Fellow, Department of Diagnostic Radiology, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Interestingly, the QDs can be detached accurately within the cell much as a neurointerventionalist can detach a stent or balloon in a cerebral artery --in the nanoendoscope situation, a photocleavable (PC) linker detached the QD when light of a certain wavelength is passed through the endoscope.
Patients may receive chemical and mechanical thrombolysis administered by a neurointerventionalist for acute ischemic stroke and endovascular coil occlusion or neurosurgical aneurysm clipping by a neurosurgeon for hemorrhagic stroke resulting from subarachnoid hemorrhage secondary to a ruptured cerebral aneurysm (Meyers et al.
The neurointerventionalist continues to play an increasing role in the acute setting to identify and stop bleeding, with an increasing number of temporary and permanent agents within their armamentarium.
In this procedure, the neurointerventionalist inserts a microcatheter in the region of the groin.
The company manufactures and markets the Merci Retrieval System , which is a minimally invasive device delivered by a neurointerventionalist into the brain to restore blood flow by removing blood clots that cause ischemic stroke.
Intended as a reference for neurosurgeons, neuroradiologists, and interventional radiologists, this handbook provides techniques and essential literature on endovascular methods and neurovascular anatomy and cerebrovascular disease from the perspective of a neurointerventionalist.
In this, a specialist called a neurointerventionalist first locates the aneurysm using advanced 3D angiogram imaging technology.
The company manufactures and markets the Merci Retrieval System(TM), which is a minimally invasive device that is delivered by a neurointerventionalist into the brain to restore blood flow by removing blood clots that cause ischemic stroke.