A Randomized Trial Comparing Platinum and Hydrogel-coated Coils in Patients Prone to Recurrence after Endovascular Treatment (The PRET Trial)

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Author(s)Raymond J, Roy D, White PM, Fiorella D, Chapot R, Bracard S, Kallmes DF, Icone Collaborative Group
Publication type Article
JournalInterventional Neuroradiology
Year2008
Volume14
Issue1
Pages73-83
ISSN (print)1591-0199
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New coils have been designed to preserve the safety of coil embolization while improving on long-term efficacy. There is currently no scientific evidence that one type of coil material is better than another. The recurrence problem may be more pressing in certain types of patients, such as patients with large aneurysms or those already presenting with angiographic recurrences.
PublisherCentauro SRL
URLhttp://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3313709/
PubMed idPMC3313709
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