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Controversies around carotid stenting.
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PMID:  21618849     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
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In the last 10 years, CAS became an important alternative to surgery. However, many of the trials regarding stroke prevention had controversial requirements regarding the endovascular approach, leading to questionable conclusions. This review critically addresses results from previous randomized studies on efficacy and safety of the first established therapy for carotid artery stenosis, carotid endarterectomy (CEA) compared to the challenger, carotid artery stenting (CAS), as a newer and less invasive endovascular technique.
Authors:
I Q Grunwald; A L Kühn
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta chirurgica Belgica     Volume:  111     ISSN:  0001-5458     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Chir. Belg.     Publication Date:    2011 Mar-Apr
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-05-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370571     Medline TA:  Acta Chir Belg     Country:  Belgium    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  63-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Acute Vascular Imaging Centre, NIHR Oxford Biomedical Research Centre, University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK. i.grunwald@web.de
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