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Carotid angioplasty in a patient with coronary artery bypass surgery with occluded grafts, severe aortic stenosis, moderate systolic dysfunction and 100% contralateral carotid occlusion: lessons to be learned.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20225789     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Carotid artery stenting (CAS) has emerged as an attractive alternative to carotid endarterectomy (CEA). However, CAS in a high risk patient carries significant morbidity/mortality. We report a successful CAS procedure in an extremely high risk case with a unique underlying comorbid combination not previously reported in the literature.
Authors:
Waqas Ahmed; Ismail Khatri; Syed M A Shah
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  JPMA. The Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association     Volume:  60     ISSN:  0030-9982     ISO Abbreviation:  J Pak Med Assoc     Publication Date:  2010 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-03-15     Completed Date:  2010-04-02     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7501162     Medline TA:  J Pak Med Assoc     Country:  Pakistan    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  236-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Shifa International Hospital, Islamabad.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Angioplasty, Balloon*
Aortic Valve Stenosis / complications
Carotid Arteries*
Carotid Stenosis / therapy*
Coronary Artery Bypass*
Graft Occlusion, Vascular / complications
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Stents*

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