Flow-diverter stent

Flow-diverter stents are relatively new and important devices in the management of intracranial aneurysms, especially ones that are large, broad-necked or fusiform. 


In a multi-centre study in Italy, Briganti et al. reported an overall morbidity rate of 3.7% and a mortality rate of 5.9. The mentioned complications in the literature include:

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Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Flow diverting stents
  • Flow-diverter stents
  • Flow divertering stent

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