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

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Phil White


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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.

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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

Publication status: Published

Journal: Interventional Neuroradiology

Year: 2008

Volume: 14

Issue: 1

Pages: 73-83

ISSN (print): 1591-0199

Publisher: Centauro SRL


PubMed id: PMC3313709