Flow-diverter devices for intracranial aneurysms: systematic review and meta-analysis.
*Unit of Vascular Neurosurgery, Hospital Universitario Río Hortega, Valladolid, Spain; ‡Department of Preventive Medicine, Universidad de Jaén, Jaén, Spain.
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Aug 01, 2013
With the available data from the studies, both heterogeneity and publication biases imply that the current clinical use of FDDs is not supported by high-quality evidence. In the absence of reliable evidence, the use of FDDs in patients eligible for more conventional treatments should be restricted to controlled clinical trials.
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