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Cerebral aneurysm treatment: modern neurovascular techniques
  1. Bowen Jiang1,
  2. Michelle Paff2,
  3. Geoffrey P Colby1,
  4. Alexander L Coon1,
  5. Li-Mei Lin2
  1. 1Department of Neurosurgery, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
  2. 2Department of Neurosurgery, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, UC Irvine Medical Center, Orange, California, USA
  1. Correspondence to Dr Li-Mei Lin; limei.lin{at}


Endovascular treatment of cerebral aneurysm continues to evolve with the development of new technologies. This review provides an overview of the recent major innovations in the neurointerventional space in recent years.

  • Aneurysm
  • Brain
  • Device
  • Flow Diverter
  • Coil

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  • Contributors BJ drafted the manuscript. MP provided illustration of the flow diversion concept. GPC and ALC assisted in critically revising the manuscript. L-ML conceived of the manuscript and critically reviewed the important intellectual content. All authors read and approved the final manuscript.

  • Competing interests ALC is a proctor for the Pipeline Embolization Device (Medtronic Neurovascular, Irvine, California, USA) and a consultant for Medtronic; a proctor for the Surpass device (Stryker Neurovascular, Fremont, California, USA) and a consultant for Stryker Neurovascular; a proctor for the Flow-Redirection Endoluminal Device (FRED) device (Microvention, Tustin, California, USA) and a consultant for Microvention; a proctor for the Woven EndoBridge (WEB) device (Sequent Medical, Aliso Viejo, California, USA) and a consultant for Sequent. GPC is a consultant for Medtronic Neurovascular and Microvention.

  • Provenance and peer review Commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

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