What is Coil Embolization?

Category: Procedures

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Coil embolization of brain aneurysms involves insertion of a catheter into the femoral artery and navigating it into the head and aneurysm. Tiny platinum coils are threaded through the catheter and deployed into the aneurysm, blocking blood flow into the aneurysm and preventing rupture.

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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Coil Embolization

Side effect Patients
Forgetting words 1
Increased pain 1
Adherence
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Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
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Cost per month
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$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
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