Histological postmortem study of an internal carotid artery aneurysm treated with the Neuroform stent.

@article{Lopes2005HistologicalPS,
  title={Histological postmortem study of an internal carotid artery aneurysm treated with the Neuroform stent.},
  author={D Lopes and Sepehr B Sani},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={56 2},
  pages={E416; discussion E416}
}
OBJECTIVE Endovascular treatment of wide-necked and fusiform aneurysms has been advanced by the introduction of the flexible intracranial Neuroform stent (Boston Scientific/Target, Fremont, CA). It is recognized that these deployed intracranial stents are thrombogenic until endothelialization of the stent presumably takes place. We report here the first postmortem histological analysis of a patient with an internal carotid artery aneurysm treated with the Neuroform stent. METHODS A 51-year… CONTINUE READING