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Peruvian Journal of Neurosurgery
Endovascular treatment with coil Penumbra of a large aneurysm of the right ophthalmic segment
Introduction: Coiling is the most common endovascular technique used for the treatment of aneurysms. Different types are available and Penumbra coils are a new option in the endovascular armamentarium.
Case report: We report the case of 63year-old female with a ruptured type IA paraclinoid aneurysm according to Barami classification, treated with 3 Penumbra coils successfully.
Conclusion: Penumbra coils seems to be an adequate option in cases of large and ruptured aneurysms of anterior circulation.
Keywords: Aneurysm Ruptured, Endovascular Procedures, Female (source: MeSH NLM)