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Combination of temporary bridging device (Comaneci) and permanent stenting in the treatment of unruptured wide neck bifurcation aneurysms

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The double stent-assisted techniques for the treatment of wide neck bifurcation aneurysms (WNBAs) may be more complicating than single stent-assisted or balloon-assisted coiling. The Comaneci device (Rapid Medical, Yokneam, Israel) is a new temporary bridging device developed for covering the aneurysm neck during coiling. This new design enabled us to treat unruptured WNBAs with the use of single stent-assisted coiling instead of double stent in eight patients. At the 1-year angiographic follow-up, there was no filling in any aneurysm. There was no mortality or morbidity cases related to the procedure. In this study, we are reporting our experience of using single stent-assisted coiling combined with a Comaneci device in the treatment of unruptured WNBAs.

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Kara, B., Selcuk, H., Kilinc, F. et al. Combination of temporary bridging device (Comaneci) and permanent stenting in the treatment of unruptured wide neck bifurcation aneurysms. Neuroradiology 63, 975–980 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00234-021-02677-z

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Keywords

  • Aneurysm
  • Bridging device
  • Coiling