Chapter 28. Intervention in Intracranial Arteries

  1. Thach N. Nguyen MD, FACC, FACP, FSCAI Editorial Consultant Honorary Professor of Medicine Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine Director of Cardiology3,4,5,6,7,8,9,
  2. Antonio Colombo MD Director10,
  3. Dayi Hu MD, FACC, FHRS, FESC Director Dean President President-Elect11,12,13,14,15,
  4. Cindy L. Grines MD Editor-in-Chief Vice Chief of Academic Affairs4,16 and
  5. Shigeru Saito MD, FACC, FSCAI, FJCC Director of Cardiology President of NPO TRI International Network17
  1. Sundeep Mangla MD Director of Interventional Neuroradiology Director of Research Visiting Associate Professor of Radiology1,2

Published Online: 6 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312584.ch28

Practical Handbook of Advanced Interventional Cardiology: Tips and Tricks, Third Edition

Practical Handbook of Advanced Interventional Cardiology: Tips and Tricks, Third Edition

How to Cite

Mangla, S. (2007) Intervention in Intracranial Arteries, in Practical Handbook of Advanced Interventional Cardiology: Tips and Tricks, Third Edition (eds T. N. Nguyen, A. Colombo, D. Hu, C. L. Grines and S. Saito), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312584.ch28

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Journal of Geriatric Cardiology, China

  2. 4

    Journal of Interventional Cardiology, USA

  3. 5

    Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China

  4. 6

    The Institute of Geriatric Cardiology, General Hospital of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, Beijing, China

  5. 7

    Nanjing University Hospital, Nanjing, China

  6. 8

    Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA

  7. 9

    Community Healthcare System, St Mary Medical Center, Hobart, IN, USA

  8. 10

    EMO Centro Cuore Columbus, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, Milan, Italy

  9. 11

    Heart Center of People's Hospital of Peking University, Beijing, China

  10. 12

    Medical College of Shanghai, Tongji University, Beijing, China

  11. 13

    Chinese College of Cardiovascular Physician (CCCP), Beijing, China

  12. 14

    Chinese Heart Rhythm Society (CHRS), Beijing, China

  13. 15

    Chinese Society of Cardiology (CSC), Beijing, Beijing, China

  14. 16

    William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, USA

  15. 17

    Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, Shonan Kamakura General Hospital, Kamakura, Japan

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Radiology, USA

  2. 2

    Neurosurgery, and Neurology, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 31 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405169554

Online ISBN: 9781444312584



  • intervention in intracranial arteries;
  • Ischemic stroke, intracranial atherosclerotic disease – causes of morbidity and mortality;
  • high-risk territory lesions;
  • posterior circulation ischemic syndromes;
  • common anatomic variations;
  • asymptomatic stenosis;
  • intracranial atherosclerosis;
  • small vessel arterial perforator occlusion;
  • non-invasive cross-sectional imaging techniques


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • General Overview

  • Pre-procedural Evaluation

  • Clinical Evaluation

  • Non-invasive Imaging

  • Peri-operative Management

  • Standard Techniques

  • Neuro-intervention During Stroke

  • Neurovascular Rescue

  • References