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New detachable coils for treating cerebral aneurysms

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A new minimally invasive device for the treatment of cerebral aneurysms called the Guglielmi detachable coil (CDC) system is described. A brief history of aneurysm treatment and the advantages of the new system are reported.


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  1. Department of Radiology, Johns Hopkins Hospital, 600 North Wolfe Street, B112C Houck, Baltimore, Maryland, 21287, USA

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