Iranian Journal of Radiology

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The Efficacy of Flow Diverter Stents in the Treatment of Wide-Necked Intracranial Aneurysms

Adnan Ozdemir 1 , Serdar Arslan 2 , * , Enes Duman 3 , Erkan Yildirim 3 , Cuneyt Aytekin 4 and Fatih Boyvat 4
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1 Department of Radiology, Ardahan State Hospital, Ardahan, Turkey
2 Department of Radiology Konya Training and Research Hospital, Konya, Turkey
3 Department of Radiology, Medical School of Baskent University, Konya, Turkey
4 Department of Radiology, Medical School of Baskent University, Ankara, Turkey
Article information
  • Iranian Journal of Radiology: October 2017, 14 (4); e55461
  • Published Online: August 1, 2017
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: October 22, 2016
  • Revised: February 8, 2017
  • Accepted: April 9, 2017
  • DOI: 10.5812/iranjradiol.55461

To Cite: Ozdemir A, Arslan S, Duman E, Yildirim E, Aytekin C, et al. The Efficacy of Flow Diverter Stents in the Treatment of Wide-Necked Intracranial Aneurysms, Iran J Radiol. 2017 ;14(4):e55461. doi: 10.5812/iranjradiol.55461.

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1. Background
2. Objectives
3. Patients and Methods
4. Results
5. Discussion
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