Carotid artery stenting in patients with asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis

William A. Gray, Issam D. Moussa

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Abstract

Although carotid percutaneous intervention using angioplasty alone was first pioneered in the late 1970s and early 1980s by Mathias and colleagues,1,2 the field was launched with the advent of stents3-5 which provided a more secure initial result, and probably more robust long-term patency rates. Subsequent publications of single-center experiences6 demonstrated enough of a safety and efficacy ‘signal’ with off-the-shelf equipment, which by today’s standards are considered primitive, to continue exploring this alternative.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationAsymptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis
Subtitle of host publicationA Primer on Risk Stratification and Management
PublisherCRC Press
Pages175-196
Number of pages22
ISBN (Electronic)9780203089859
ISBN (Print)9781841846132
StatePublished - Jan 1 2007
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)

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