Physicians, manufacturers travel winding road to a more perfect aneurysm treatment device

The history of medicine also includes the history of medical devices, a twisting path of ingenuity, unexpected failures, and back-to-the-drawing-board optimism and hope. Andrew Ringer, MD, a Mayfield Clinic neurosurgeon and endovascular specialist, recently reviewed the chapter of medical device history related to the treatment of brain aneurysms.

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