Balloon-Assisted and Dual Microcatheter Technique (Geometry Assessment and Catheter Shaping)

  • Ajit S. PuriEmail author
  • Rajsrinivas Parthasarathy


A 67-year-old lady presented with subarachnoid haemorrhage (Hunt and Hess Grade 2; Fisher Grade 3). Frontal and lateral angiograms from the left vertebral artery demonstrate a wide-necked bilobed basilar tip aneurysm with a pseudo-lobule on the superior aspect (orange arrow) (Fig. 7.1).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Radiology, and Neurosurgery, Division of Neurointerventional Surgery, Neurointerventional Fellowship ProgramUniversity of Massachusetts Medical CenterWorcesterUSA
  2. 2.Vascular Neurology and Neurointerventional SurgeryArtemis Agrim Institute of NeuroscienceGurgaonIndia

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