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Our rate appears to have prevented histologically visible damage to the media or adventitia-tumor interface of the parent artery.
Stroke can occur because the parent artery feeding the aneurysm may become occluded.
The Pipeline Embolization Device consists of two main mechanisms of action: flow diversion, in which the Pipeline Device disrupts the flow of blood from the parent artery into the aneurysm, and re-endothelialization, where the Pipeline Device forms a scaffold upon which endothelial cells can grow.