Reconstructive endovascular treatment of intracranial aneurysms with the Willis covered stent: medium-term clinical and angiographic follow-up

@article{Tan2011ReconstructiveET,
  title={Reconstructive endovascular treatment of intracranial aneurysms with the Willis covered stent: medium-term clinical and angiographic follow-up},
  author={Hua-qiao Tan and Minghua Li and Pei-lei Zhang and Yongdong Li and Jian-bo Wang and Y. B. Zhu and Wu Wang},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={114 4},
  pages={1014-20}
}
OBJECT Placement of covered stents has emerged as a promising therapeutic option for cerebrovascular diseases. However, the medium- and long-term efficacy and safety of covered stents in the treatment of these diseases remain unclear. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the medium-term clinical and angiographic outcomes of covered stent placement for the treatment of intracranial aneurysms. METHODS The authors' institutional review board approved the study. Thirty-four patients (13… CONTINUE READING