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Neurosurgery A definitive therapy for intracranial aneurysms, which consists of the direct obliteration of the aneurysmal neck with a clip of the proper strength, shape, and size, to prevent the flow of blood into the dome of the aneurysm, while preserving the parent artery
Sports medicine An illegal block in American football in which a player hits the opponent from the rear, below the knees. If seen by a referee, it carries a 15-yard penalty. Clipping injuries in adolescents can lead to fractures through the epiphyseal plate and injuries to the anterior cruciate ligament
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clipping

Neurosurgery A definitive therapy for intracranial aneurysms, which consists of the direct obliteration of the aneurysmal neck with a clip of the proper strength, shape, and size, that prevents the flow of blood into the dome of the aneurysm, while preserving the parent artery. Cf Interventional neuroradiology, Trapping.
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Q. Can I have a MRI of the knee if I have hemostatic clips in the brain?(also called aneurysm clips)?

A. How about a CAT scan of the knee?, I wonder if it would be an appropriate diagnostic tool, I suspect problems with a lateral meniscus.

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