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Carotid angioplasty and stenting: evolution and current status.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21881393     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The management of carotid stenosis is in evolution. Carotid endarterectomy has been the gold standard for the treatment of carotid stenosis for many years. However, recently, carotid angioplasty and stenting has emerged as a feasible and relatively safe management alternative. The appropriate clinical setting for its preferential use over carotid endarterectomy continues to be the subject of ongoing clinical trials. In this article, we review the evolution of carotid angioplasty and stenting, the evidence behind the current indications, and limitations of this procedure, as well as provide an overview of preprocedural evaluations and periprocedural management.
Authors:
Rolando Celis; Rabih A Chaer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hospital practice (1995)     Volume:  39     ISSN:  2154-8331     ISO Abbreviation:  Hosp Pract (1995)     Publication Date:  2011 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-09-01     Completed Date:  2011-10-04     Revised Date:  2013-04-10    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101268948     Medline TA:  Hosp Pract (1995)     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  62-70     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Division of Vascular Surgery, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Age Factors
Angioplasty / methods*
Carotid Stenosis / therapy*
Humans
Postoperative Care
Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
Risk Factors
Sex Factors
Stents* / utilization

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