Characteristics of 27 patients treated with GDC embolization by direct carotid puncture

Patient No./Age (y)/SexHunt and Kosnik GradeLocation of AneurysmSize (mm)Neck/Dome RatioTortuosity or DissectionAngiographic ResultsFollow-up (mo)Outcome (GOS)
1/87/M3AcomA110.5DissectionC2D
2/85/M3AcomA50.4TortuosityNR44MD
3/76/F2Left ICA-OphA60.5TortuosityNR42GR
4/88/F2Right ICA-PcomA80.3TortuosityNR40GR
5/81/M2Left ICA-OphA50.3TortuosityC38GR
6/84/F3AcomA30.5DissectionNR8MD
7/85/F2Right MCA80.4TortuosityNR50MD
8/87/F2AcomA60.3TortuosityNR36GR
9/82/F2Right ICA-PcomA50.5TortuosityNR55GR
10/76/M0AcomA50.4TortuosityNR46GR
11/65/M0Right MCA80.4TortuosityNR62GR
12/81/F2Right ICA-PcomA40.3TortuosityC16GR
13/74/F0Left ICA-OphA60.5TortuosityNR26GR
14/86/M2Right MCA80.5DissectionDF26MD
15/79/M0Right ICA-PcomA90.5TortuosityC13GR
16/89/F2AcomA50.3TortuosityC15SD
17/82/F1AcomA40.4TortuosityC15GR
18/77/F0Left ICA-PcomA200.5DissectionDF9GR
19/76/M2Right ICA-PcomA40.5TortuosityNR9GR
20/78/F2Left ICA-PcomA70.4TortuosityNR44GR
21/86/F5Right ICA-OphA100.5TortuosityNR28VS
22/86/F2AcomA40.4TortuosityC18GR
23/76/M0Left ICA-PcomA100.3TortuosityNR26GR
24/71/F0Left ICA-OphA70.4TortuosityDF32GR
25/75/F0Left ICA-OphA60.3TortuosityNR8GR
26/72/F0Left ICA-PcomA100.5TortuosityNR3GR
27/74/F0AcomA60.4TortuosityNR2GR
  • Note:—AcomA indicates anterior communicating artery; ICA-OphA, internal carotid artery–ophthalmic artery; ICA-PcomA, internal carotid artery–posterior communicating artery; MCA, middle cerebral artery; Tortuosity, severe arterial tortuosity of aortic arches and cervical carotid artery; Dissection, thoracic aortic dissection; C, complete occlusion; NR, neck remnant; DF, dome filling; GOS, Glasgow Outcome Scale; GR, good recovery; MD, moderately disabled; SD, severely disabled; VS, vegetative survival; D, died; IC-PC,