The Use of Flow Diversion for the Treatment of Intracranial Aneurysms: Expansion of Indications.

@article{Brouillard2016TheUO,
  title={The Use of Flow Diversion for the Treatment of Intracranial Aneurysms: Expansion of Indications.},
  author={Adam M. Brouillard and Xingwen Sun and Adnan H. Siddiqui and Ning Lin},
  journal={Cureus},
  year={2016},
  volume={8 1},
  pages={e472}
}
Flow diversion is a novel concept for treating anatomically challenging intracranial aneurysms and has gained increasing acceptance. Flow diverter stents, such as the Pipeline Embolization Device (PED) (ev3-Covidien, Irvine, CA, USA), are approved for treating unruptured large and giant aneurysms from the internal carotid artery between the superior hypophyseal and cavernous segments. However, technological advances and recent clinical results suggest that flow diversion can be safely and… CONTINUE READING
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