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002 Treatment of wide necked intracranial aneurysms using the Enterprise stent: mid-term clinical and angiographic results
  1. M DeLeo III,
  2. M Gounis,
  3. A Wakhloo
  1. University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester,, Massachusetts, USA

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Purpose: Stent assisted coiling techniques have improved the endovascular treatment of wide necked (neck >4 mm or dome-to-neck ratio <2) saccular and fusiform/dissecting intracranial aneurysms. The Enterprise stent (Cordis Endovascular; Miami Lakes, Florida, USA) is the first commercially available closed cell nitinol stent approved for the treatment of wide necked intracranial aneurysms in the USA. Here we seek to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the Enterprise stent in the treatment of such aneurysms.

Materials and Methods: Between June 2007 and March 2009, 56 wide necked saccular and fusiform/dissecting intracranial aneurysms in 52 patients were treated endovascularly using the Enterprise stent. The aneurysms were in …

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