Guglielmi Detachable Coil


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Guglielmi Detachable Coil®

Neurosurgery A soft platinum microcoil insert delivered to disease site via catheter for treating intracranial aneurysms, vascular lesions, AV malformations, fistulas, tumors. See Berry aneurysm.
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Follow-up angiography of intracranial aneurysms treated with endovascular placement of Guglielmi detachable coils. Neurosurgery 2002; 50(2): 239-250.
Pulmonary arteriovenous malformations: Embolotherapy with superselective coaxial catheter placement and filling of venous sac with Guglielmi detachable coils. Radiology.
For complex, wide-necked aneurysms, a stent may aid in packing of the aneurysm with Guglielmi detachable coils by acting as a rigid scaffold that prevents coil herniation into the parent vessel.
The treatment of intracranial aneurysms and other neurovascular conditions advanced significantly with the development of Guglielmi detachable coils (Boston Scientific/Neurovascular, Fremont, CA; Bendok, Hanel, & Hopkins, 2003).
The vessel was then embolized and sacrificed with the aid of Guglielmi detachable coils (Boston Scientific/Target Therapeutics; Fremont, Calif.) until the anterograde flow was arrested.