Outpatient carotid artery stenting: A case report

G. New, G. S. Roubin, S. S. Iyer, E. J. Lawrence, M. Oetgen, N. Al-Mubarek, I. Moussa, J. W. Moses, J. J. Vitek

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Abstract

Purpose: To report a case of carotid artery stenting for asymptomatic carotid restenosis performed in an outpatient setting. Methods and Results: A 68-year-old man with right carotid restenosis after repeat carotid endarterectomy underwent carotid angioplasty and stenting on an ambulatory basis. The procedure to implant a Smart stent required 45 minutes; the femoral access site was closed with a puncture closure device. The patient experienced no sequelae to this procedure and is well 6 months after treatment. Conclusions: Outpatient delivery of percutaneous carotid stenting may be feasible in appropriately selected patients.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)316-318
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Endovascular Surgery
Volume6
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

Keywords

  • Carotid endarterectomy
  • Carotid stenosis
  • Restenosis
  • Stenting
  • Stroke

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