Nfocus Neuromedical, a medical device company focusing on treatment for brain aneurysms, has presented the preliminary clinical experience of the Luna Aneurysm Embolization System (AES).
The Luna AES is designed to be a single-deployment, easy-to-use device that treats brain aneurysms by blocking (occluding) blood flow and providing a scaffold for tissue to form a durable plug.
The Luna uses a self-expandable, multi-layer oval implant made from Nitinol, a nickel-titanium alloy, which allows the device to easily compress within a conventional catheter, and then rapidly and easily open to full size once deployed within an aneurysm.
Nfocus Neuromedical president and COO Martin Dieck said the cases presented demonstrate what they repeatedly observed during rigorous pre-clinical testing of the Luna AES.
"The Luna has the potential to be a valuable advance in the treatment of both ruptured and unruptured aneurysms and Nfocus is currently conducting a prospective clinical study in select European centers," Dieck said.