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Carotid stenting

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By Benji Chandler Vascular Surgeon
Thomas G Brott, Robert W Hobson, George Howard, Gary S Roubin, Wayne M Clark, William Brooks, Ariane Mackey, Michael D Hill, Pierre P Leimgruber, Alice J Sheffet, Virginia J Howard, Wesley S Moore, Jenifer H Voeks, L Nelson Hopkins, Donald E Cutlip, David J Cohen, Jeffrey J Popma, Robert D Ferguson, Stanley N Cohen, Joseph L Blackshear, Frank L Silver, J P Mohr, Brajesh K Lal, James F Meschia
BACKGROUND: Carotid-artery stenting and carotid endarterectomy are both options for treating carotid-artery stenosis, an important cause of stroke. METHODS: We randomly assigned patients with symptomatic or asymptomatic carotid stenosis to undergo carotid-artery stenting or carotid endarterectomy. The primary composite end point was stroke, myocardial infarction, or death from any cause during the periprocedural period or any ipsilateral stroke within 4 years after randomization...
July 1, 2010: New England Journal of Medicine
W Darrin Clouse, Emel A Ergul, Richard P Cambria, David C Brewster, Christopher J Kwolek, Glenn M LaMuraglia, Virendra I Patel, Mark F Conrad
OBJECTIVE: Concomitant carotid bifurcation and proximal ipsilateral arch branch disease is uncommon. A combined approach using carotid endarterectomy (CEA) with ipsilateral proximal endovascular (IPE) intervention (CEA+IPE) has been proposed as safe and durable, with similar results to isolated CEA. This study was conducted to identify diagnostic modalities and outcomes of this uncommon procedure at our institution. METHODS: Operative records were used to identify patients who underwent CEA+IPE between May 2003 and July 2014...
June 2016: Journal of Vascular Surgery
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