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001 New tendency: stent alone as primary therapy for endovascular treatment of intracranial aneurysms
  1. P Lylyk,
  2. B Pabon,
  3. A Ferrario,
  4. R Cerato,
  5. E Scrivano,
  6. J Lundquist
  1. Neuroendovascular Surgery, ENERI Comprehensive Stroke Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina

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Background and Purpose: Since the introduction of neurovascular stents, different attempts have been made to enhance the efficacy of microstents to improve short and long term radiological outcomes. Most of these concepts involve modifications of porosity and strut configuration to raise their capacity to stimulate flow diversion and spontaneously promote aneurysm thrombosis. We report on technical feasibility, efficacy, safety and follow-up using exclusively an original self-expanding …

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