The potential of flow modification in the treatment of intracranial aneurysms

I. Szikora, P. K. Nelson, Z. Berentei, Z. Kulcsar, M. Marosfoi, A. Berez

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Abstract

Background and purpose: To summarize the theoretical background and existing technical achievements of flow modification techniques in the treatment of intracranial aneurysms. The evolution of the concept of flow modification for aneurysm treatment is overviewed within the published literature on application of stents for aneurysms. The newest achievements using dedicated flow modifying devices is discussed. Reconstruction of laminar flow within intracranial arteries harboring aneurysms is feasible. Reorientation of flow using dedicated flow modifying devices is a highly effective technique in the treatment of large, broad neck, otherwise untreatable aneurysms.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)77-80
Number of pages4
JournalInterventional Neuroradiology
Volume14
Issue numberSUPPL. 1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2008

Keywords

  • Angiography
  • Brain endovascular treatments
  • Interventional neuroradiology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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