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Evaluation of Trackability Test Method for Intracranial Aneurysm Flow Diverter System Using Simulated Neurovascular Model

A simulation model is a testing model, that mimics the operation of an existing or proposed system, providing evidence for decision-making by being able to test different scenarios or process changes. Trackability refers to the measurement of the force required to advance the device through a tortuous anatomy with or without the assistance of a guiding accessory such as a guide wire and guide catheter. Simulation is becoming increasingly important in medical device development, because its main objective is to lower the development cost by improving device’s performance and dependability, eliminating bench top tests clinical trials, and accelerating the regulatory approval process. It could be challenging to compare the performance of several devices because each manufacturer might employ a different “Simulated Neurovascular Model”. To reduce the risk of device failure and patient's injury during clinical use, it is important to adequately examine these devices. As a result, “Simulated Neurovascular Model”" is used in the present work, to understand the performance of testing for 'Intravascular devices' meant to access the 'Neurovasculature'. This test process intends to examine or determine the trackability of “Intracranial Aneurysm Flow Diverter System” by using” “Simulated Neurovascular Model”. A flow diversion operation is used to treat a number of unruptured brain aneurysms. Sterilized “Intracranial Aneurysm Flow Diverter Stent” samples are used in the present research work.

Simulated Neurovascular Model, Intracranial Aneurysm Flow Diverter System, Trackability Test

Minocha Pramod Kumar, Kothwala Deveshkumar Mahendralal, Shaikh Amirhamzah Mahmadiqbal, Patel Chirag Jitubhai. (2023). Evaluation of Trackability Test Method for Intracranial Aneurysm Flow Diverter System Using Simulated Neurovascular Model. International Journal of Medical Imaging, 11(2), 42-45.

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