Tag: Microvention

Type of stent denotes degree of complete occlusion following stent-assisted coiling...

A study comparing three different stents used during stent-assisted coiling of cerebral aneurysms revealed that the type of stent used affects a patient’s immediate...

The WEB-IT trial: Positive safety and effectiveness results announced

MicroVention has announced the publication of the WEB-IT pivotal trial results in the online edition of the Journal of NeuroInterventional Surgery. The WEB aneurysm embolisation system...

Novel intrasaccular aneurysm treatment device receives FDA PMA approval

MicroVention has announced that the FDA premarket approval (PMA) for the WEB Aneurysm Embolization System for the treatment of intracranial wide neck bifurcation aneurysms....

Wide neck bifurcation aneurysms treated safely in WEB trial

The treatment of wide neck bifurcation aneurysms is more incomplete and dangerous than you think, says Adam Arthur (professor of Neurosurgery, University of Tennessee...

Aneurysms treated with hydrogel coils have a significantly reduced recurrence rate...

The use of bare platinum coils resulted in aneurysm recurrence in 15.4% of cases compared to just 4.4% (p>0.001) when hydrogel coils were used....

Greater obliteration and less in-stent stenosis after ATLAS stent coiling as...

According to research published in the Journal of NeuroIntervential Surgery, Atlas stent-assisted coiling outperformed LVIS Jr in terms of greater obliteration rates and lower...

FDA clearance for SOFIA thrombectomy device

MicroVention has announced the US FDA clearance of a new clinical indication for the SOFIA Catheter (Soft TOrqueable catheter For Intracranial Access) to include...

MicroVention announces US FDA approval for neuro stent device

MicroVention has announced today the FDA Premarket Approval (PMA) for the LVIS and LVIS Jr. stents for stent-assisted coil embolisation of intracranial aneurysms. The LVIS and LVIS Jr....

Hydrogel coils beat bare platinum in comparison study

The GREAT randomised controlled trial has confirmed that better outcomes can be achieved with hydrogel coils compared to bare platinum coils for the treatment...