Potential complications of neurointerventional procedures

What are the potential complications of neurointerventional procedures?

  • • Ischemic stroke: Related to emboli secondary to dislodged atherosclerotic plaques, air bubbles, catheter-related thrombus, or arterial dissection.
  • • Intracranial hemorrhage.
  • • Access-related vascular injury: Hemorrhage/hematoma, pseudoaneurysm at access site, or thromboembolic complications.
  • • Infection.
  • • Drug reaction (to any administered medications including iodinated contrast material).
  • • Radiation injury.

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