Tag: flow diverter

OCT first-in-human analysis

Use of optical coherence tomography deemed feasible after first-in-human analysis

Results of the first-in-human analysis of acute interactions and healing process after flow diverter implantation using optical coherence tomography (OCT) imaging was presented by...
bioabsorbable stent

Self-expanding bioabsorbable flow-diverting stent shows a favourable safety profile

The preliminary safety data of a “self-expanding primarily bioabsorbable flow-diverting” stent has shown to be consistent with a favourable profile in terms of mechanical...
FRED microvention device

MicroVention’s FRED flow diverter now FDA approved

MicroVention, a US based subsidiary of Terumo and a global neurovascular company announced the US FDA premarket approval (PMA) for the FRED (Flow re-direction...
Demetrius Lopes

Surface modification: From bench to clinical practice

Demetrius Lopes has been working on the surface modification of stents and flow diverters, given that thromboembolic and antiplatelet-related complications represent the majority of...
Patrick Brouwer flow diverters

Flow diverter outcomes are “not device, but technique dependent”

Patrick Brouwer (Stockholm, Sweden) talks to BLearning at SNIS 2019 (22–25 July, Miami, USA) about some of the issues associated with early flow diverters and why there...

Pre-market approval for Surpass Streamline flow diverter

The US Food and Drug Administration has granted pre-market approval (PMA) for the Surpass Streamline flow diverter to treat unruptured large and giant wide...

High rate of aneurysm occlusion with p64 at mid- and long-term...

Investigators using the p64 Flow Modulation Device (Phenox) for the treatment of unruptured intracranial aneurysms at six centres have revealed that mid- and long-term...
cerus endovascular contour

New aneurysm device acts as both flow disruptor and diverter

The Contour Neurovascular System (Cerus Endovascular) will offer a new option for treating intracranial aneurysms. According to Kyriakos Lobotesis, Principle Clinical Advisor at Cerus,...

Radiation reduced with flow diversion for treatment of internal carotid artery...

According to new research, treatment of large and giant proximal internal carotid artery aneurysms using the Pipeline embolisation device (Covidien/Medtronic) requires less radiation, less...

FDA approves Pipeline Flex embolisation device

Designed to divert blood flow away from an aneurysm, the Pipeline Flex embolisation device (Medtronic) features a braided cylindrical mesh tube that is implanted across the base or neck of the aneurysm.