Historical Account of Interventional Neuroradiology

  • Eric R. CohenEmail author
  • Philip M. Meyers
  • Sean D. Lavine
  • Randall T. Higashida


Although neurointervention shares common roots with other catheter-based interventions, the complexity of the cerebrovascular system and the diversity of illnesses that affect it have led to the development of special tools and approaches uniquely designed to address these challenges. This chapter reviews the major milestones in the evolution of what some may consider the youngest of the catheter-based cardiovascular disciplines.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eric R. Cohen
    • 1
    Email author
  • Philip M. Meyers
    • 2
  • Sean D. Lavine
    • 3
  • Randall T. Higashida
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Radiology, Division of Interventional NeuroradiologyColumbia University Medical CenterNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.Departments of Radiology and Neurological SurgeryNeuroendovascular Services, Neurological Institute, Columbia University Medical CenterNew YorkUSA
  3. 3.Department of Neurological SurgeryNeuroendovascular Services, Neurological Institute, Columbia University Medical CenterNew YorkUSA
  4. 4.Departments of Radiology and Neurological Surgery, Division of NeuroInterventional Radiology, Neurology, and AnesthesiologyUniversity of California, San FranciscoSan FranciscoUSA

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