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Woven Endobridge embolization: Indications and innovation

Ashley M. Carter1 Bethsabe Romero1 Harrison Dai1 Simran Phuyal1 Danxun Li1 Brandon Lucke-Wold2*
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1 Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
2 Department of Neurosurgery, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
Advanced Neurology 2023, 2(3), 293 https://doi.org/10.36922/an.293
Submitted: 14 December 2022 | Accepted: 1 June 2023 | Published: 13 June 2023
© 2023 by the Author(s). This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License ( https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ )
Abstract

The treatment of intracranial aneurysms has seen incredible advancements over the last few decades. Long-term occlusion of wide-neck bifurcation aneurysms remains technically challenging. The Woven Endobridge (WEB) embolization device is innovative in its construction and uses. The design of the device has evolved over the last decade. Pre-clinical and clinical trials are ongoing and continue to inform the development of intrasaccular flow-diverting devices. The WEB device is currently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treating wide-neck aneurysms. The safety and efficacy of the WEB device have yielded promising clinical results that may have additional indications. This review aims to discuss the development of the WEB device and the current state of the WEB device in the treatment of wide-neck aneurysms. We also summarize ongoing clinical studies and potential innovative uses.

Keywords
Woven Endobridge embolization device
Aneurysms
Wide-neck aneurysms
Posterior communicating artery aneurysms
Sidewall aneurysms
Flow-diverting device
Intrasaccular embolization
Funding
None.
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