UMMS Affiliation

Department of Radiology; New England Center for Stroke Research

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Document Type



Neurology | Radiology


We report a novel model of arterial tortuosity in the porcine brachial artery for testing of endovascular devices in the flexed forelimb position. This provides an ideal vascular territory for an in vivo assessment of guidewires, microcatheters, and endovascular implants because it closely mimics the challenging curvature at the carotid siphon.

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Open access. © 2013 by American Journal of Neuroradiology. Publisher PDF posted as allowed by the publisher's author rights policy at

DOI of Published Version



AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2013 Apr;34(4):E36-8. Epub 2011 Nov 11. Link to article on publisher's site

Journal/Book/Conference Title

AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology

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