This minimally-invasive procedure is used to treat an aneurysm, a bulge in the wall of an artery, inside the skull. Aneurysms can often become so large that they rupture or leak. In this procedure, a small, soft metal coil is placed inside the aneurysm to help block flow of blood and prevent rupture.

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The surgical procedure is performed to treat an aneurysm, a bulge in the wall of an artery inside the skull. Aneurysms can often become so large that they rupture or leak. In this procedure, a small, metal clip is applied to the base of the aneurysm to prevent book leakage.