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Mohammad Reza Najafi, Nafiseh Toghianifar, Morteza Abdar Esfahani, Mohammad Amin Najafi, Mohammad Javad Mollakouchakian
BACKGROUND: Vertebrobasilar dolichoectasia (VBD) is a rare vasculopathy. The etiology of this disease is unknown. Transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) of vertebrobasilar system refer to a transient (< 24 hours) lowering of blood flow in the posterior circulation of the brain. We present a case of dolichoectasia in the vertebrobasilar artery that presented with TIAs. CASE REPORT: A hypertensive 54-year-old man with true vertigo, nausea, imbalance, dysarthria, dysmetria, horizontal nystagmus, and gait ataxia was referred to Alzahra Hospital, Isfahan, Iran...
January 2016: ARYA Atherosclerosis
Chinwe Ibeh, Qaisar A Shah
BACKGROUND: Aneurysms of the vertebrobasilar junction (VBJ) are especially uncommon but carry a significant risk of hemorrhage and historically have been difficult to treat. In recent years, however, advancements in stent-assisted embolization have allowed better access and stabilization of complicated posterior circulation aneurysms. METHODS: We describe a novel approach in the treatment of a wide-neck aneurysm at the terminus of the left vertebral artery by a contralateral approach in a patient with ipsilateral subclavian artery occlusion...
May 2015: Journal of Vascular and Interventional Neurology
J Marco, F Morote
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September 1973: Acta Oto-rino-laringológica Ibero-americana
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