Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty of atherosclerotic basilar artery stenosis.

Neuroradiology

PubMedID: 8738103

Houdart E, Ricolfi F, Brugières P, Antoine JC, Gaston A. Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty of atherosclerotic basilar artery stenosis. Neuroradiology. 1996;38(4):383-5.
Symptomatic intracranial involvement of vertebral and basilar arteries by atherosclerosis is not accessible to surgical treatment. We report a case of major basilar artery stricture responsible for haemodynamic strokes treated successfully by percutaneous dilatation.