Selected in Journal of Neurosurgery by NEKI Hiroaki
Authors: Kallmes DF, Brinjikji W, Cekirge S, Fiorella D, Hanel RA, Jabbour P, Lopes D, Lylyk P, McDougall CG, Siddiqui A
Reference: J Neurosurg. 2017 Oct;127(4):775-780
Published: October 2017
PED was initially developed for wide-neck and large and giant aneurysms. PED has been recognized as an excellent option for patients with intracranial aneurysms gradually.
To date, a majority of previously published studies are small single-institution case series, and their results may not be generalizable to the overall patient population. We can acquire greater knowledge by this study.
This study shows PED is a safe and effective device for intracranial aneurysms with a broad range of sizes and locations and ruptured status, though there was no overall standardization in the perioperative management, including the use of platelet testing.
Periprocedural outcomes and early safety with the use of the Pipeline Flex Embolization Device with Shield Technology for unruptured intracranial an...