The new coils are softer, contain less hydrogel, and expand more slowly than earlier-generation options.
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Most bifurcation aneurysms can be treated using a straightforward, single-stent technique, according to research published online June 22, 2017, ahead of print in Neurosurgery. The authors propose a simple scoring system that interventionalists can use to...
It’s not yet known whether the practice improves outcomes or how best to triage patients on a case-by-case basis.
A slew of trials establishing the effectiveness of endovascular therapy in patients with large vessel occlusions provided the impetus for the effort.
Accelerating use was driven by a growing number of centers offering endovascular therapy, as well as by rising case volumes at existing centers.