See larger A new treatment for large and wide-necked aneurysms, called Pipeline embolization, is available at Physicians Regional Medical Center-Pine Ridge. The catheter-based procedure involves a flexible braided mesh tube which is placed across the aneurysm neck to divert blood away from the aneurysm, which eventually shrinks.  Photo courtesy of Covidien Vascular Therapies.

A new treatment for large and wide-necked aneurysms, called Pipeline embolization, is available at Physicians Regional Medical Center-Pine Ridge. The catheter-based procedure involves a flexible braided mesh tube which is placed across the aneurysm neck to divert blood away from the aneurysm, which eventually shrinks. Photo courtesy of Covidien Vascular Therapies.

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