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Perforator Infarction after Placement of a Pipeline Flow-Diverting Stent for an Unruptured A1 Aneurysm

Published ahead of print on February 11, 2010
doi: 10.3174/ajnr.A2034

American Journal of Neuroradiology 31:E43-E44, April 2010
© 2010 American Society of Neuroradiology

W.J. van Rooija and M. Sluzewskia
aDepartment of Radiology St. Elisabeth Ziekenhuis Tilburg, The Netherlands

Flow-diverting stents such as the Pipeline embolization device (PED; ev3, Irvine, California) or Silk (Balt, Montmorency, France) were recently introduced in clinical practice for the treatment of fusiform and wide-neck intracranial aneurysms. These stents are designed to divert the flow in the parent artery, with reduction of inflow in the aneurysm leading to thrombosis. The deviceshave 30%–35% metal surface-area … Continue reading >>

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