Volume 38, Number 9

September 2009

Neuroradiology: From Diagnosis to Intervention

Advances in technology and innovation in radiology has enhanced and expanded the role of radiology in clinical practice and research. Radiology itself has developed...

The MERCI Retrieval System for the Management of Acute Ischaemic Stroke – The NNI Singapore Experience

Mechanical methods for the acute management of severe large vessel ischaemic stroke have become established over the years as a viable option in addition...

Stent-assisted Percutaneous Angioplasty for Extra-cranial Carotid Disease: Experience at Singapore General Hospital

The NASCET1,2 and ESCT3,4 randomised controlled trials established benefits of carotid endarterectomy (CEA) over medical therapy in a selected group of patients with symptomatic...

Neuroapplication of Amplatzer Vascular Plug for Therapeutic Sacrifice of Major Craniocerebral Arteries: An Initial Clinical Experience

Therapeutic sacrifice of major craniocervical arteries is a common and well-established neurointerventional procedure in the treatment of fusiform giant cerebral aneurysms, direct caroticocavernous fistulae...

Multi-detector Computer Tomography Angiography in the Initial Assessment of Patients Acutely Suspected of Having Intracranial Aneurysm Rupture

Digital subtraction angiography (DSA) has historically been considered the standard of reference in the diagnostic evaluation of patients acutely suspected of having intracranial aneurysm...