Micronester: a new pushable fibered microcoil for embolotherapy

Osuga, Keigo; White Jr., Robert I.; White, Robert I Jr
November 2003
CardioVascular & Interventional Radiology;Nov2003, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p554
Academic Journal
journal article
A prototype 0.018 pushable fibered microcoil with an extended length of 14 cm was developed and used successfully for the first time to treat a patient with bilateral varicocele. This new coil provides immediate cross-sectional occlusion when "nested" into a densely packed coil mass. Potential uses of this new microcoil are discussed.


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