Developments on the horizon in the treatment of neurovascular problems Academic Article uri icon


MeSH Major

  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Disease Management


  • The field of Interventional Neuroradiology and Endovascular Neurosurgery has seen much technical advancement in the past two decades, which has brought the specialty from its infancy as an alternative therapy to the current standing as near standard of care for many complex neurovascular pathologies. This past year is no exception with flow diverting stents and stent retriever devices aiming to make their mark on advanced treatments for intracranial aneurysms and ischemic stroke, respectively. This review article will focus on the development of these technologies, current data supporting their advantages and limitations, and a brief expert opinion on where these technologies may take the field in the next few years.

publication date

  • January 2013



  • Academic Article



  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC3642744

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.4103/2152-7806.109194

PubMed ID

  • 23653888

Additional Document Info

start page

  • S31

end page

  • 7


  • 4


  • SUPPL1