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Abstract

The field of Interventional Neuroradiology and Endovascular Neurosurgery has seen much technical advancement in the past two decades, which has brought the specialty from its infancy as an alternative therapy to the current standing as near standard of care for many complex neurovascular pathologies. This past year is no exception with flow diverting stents and stent retriever devices aiming to make their mark on advanced treatments for intracranial aneurysms and ischemic stroke, respectively. This review article will focus on the development of these technologies, current data supporting their advantages and limitations, and a brief expert opinion on where these technologies may take the field in the next few years.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S31-S37
JournalSurgical Neurology International
Volume4
Issue numberSUPPL1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2013

Keywords

  • Cerebral aneurysm
  • flow diversion
  • ischemic stroke
  • stent retriever

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Clinical Neurology

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