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Stent

A stent is a mesh 'tube' inserted into a natural passage/conduit in the body to prevent or counteract a disease-induced, localized flow constriction.

see Flow diverter stent.

see Stent assisted coiling.

Types

Current available stents approved for CNS use: 1).

Acandis Acclino Stent

Wingspan

Neuroform

Enterprise

Pipeline

see stenting

1)
White JB, Ken CG, Cloft HJ, Kallmes DF. Coils in a nutshell: a review of coil physical properties. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2008 Aug;29(7):1242-6. doi: 10.3174/ajnr.A1067. Epub 2008 Apr 16. Review. PubMed PMID: 18417605.
stent.txt · Last modified: 2018/05/16 12:12 by administrador