The ELANA Technique is used to make a bypass in the brain. The Elana Surgical Kit contains disposables and implants needed to perform an ELANA procedure. The ELANA Technique is used by neurosurgeons in medical centers around the world to make a bypass in the brain as the only solution for several terminal indications.
The indications for use for the Elana Surgical Kit (EU/CA) read as follows:
The Elana Arteriotomy System is intended for creating an intracranial arteriotomy in a nonocclusive manner.
The indications for use for the Elana Surgical KitHUD (US) read as follows:
The Elana Surgical KitHUD, when connected to the Spectranetics Xenon-Chloride Laser Model CVX-300, is indicated for creating arteriotomies during an intracranial vascular bypass procedure in patients 13 years of age or older with an aneurysm or a skull base tumor affecting a large [> 2.5 mm], intracranial artery that failed balloon test occlusion, cannot be sacrificed, or cannot be treated with conventional means due to local anatomy or complexity.