A new self-expanding stent approved for the treatment of wide-necked intracranial aneurysms can be difficult to deploy in tortuous vascular anatomy. Some of the difficulty may be attributed to deformation of the delivery microcatheter. We describe a technique for transferring the stent into a braided microcatheter.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||American Journal of Neuroradiology|
|State||Published - Sep 1 2003|