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Neuroendovascular Surgery Patient Education: Ruptured Basilar Apex Aneurysm

Neuroendovascular surgery (NES) is an innovative, minimally-invasive surgical treatment for complex brain and spinal cord vascular diseases that is performed from inside the blood vessels.

 

Use the images and descriptions below to learn more about our work.

 

Ruptured Basilar Apex Aneurysm

 

UW Health neuroendovascular surgery image of ruptured basilar apex aneurysm

 

Front view showing bone (angiogram image)

UW Health neuroendovascular surgery image of ruptured basilar apex aneurysm

 

Front view without bone (angiogram image)

 

Ruptured Basilar Apex Aneurysm: Before and After Coiling

 

UW Health neuroendovascular surgery image of ruptured basilar apex aneurysm

 

Before coiling (angiogram image)

UW Health neuroendovascular surgery image of ruptured basilar apex aneurysm

 

After coiling (angiogram image)

 

 

Ruptured Basilar Apex Aneurysm: Seven-year Follow-up

 

The seven-year follow-up magnetic resonance angiography images below show no regrowth of the aneurysm. Only normal blood vessels are seen.

 

UW Health neuroendovascular surgery image of ruptured basilar apex aneurysm

UW Health neuroendovascular surgery image of ruptured basilar apex aneurysm