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Current concepts of the interventional treatment of proximal supraaortic vessel stenosis.
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PMID:  22915528     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Interventional therapies using angioplasty and stenting of symptomatic stenosis of the proximal supraaortic vessels have evolved as safe and effective treatment strategies. The aim of this paper is to summarize the current treatment concepts for stenosis in the subclavian and brachiocephalic artery with regard to clinical indication, interventional technique including selection of the appropriate vascular approach and type of stent, angiographic and clinical short-term and long-term results and follow-up. The role of hybrid interventions for tandem stenoses of the carotid bifurcation and brachiocephalic artery is analysed. A systematic review of data for angioplasty and stenting of symptomatic extracranial vertebral artery stenosis is discussed with a special focus on restenosis rate.
U Ernemann; B Bender; A Melms; K Brechtel; J Kobba; B Balletshofer
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  VASA. Zeitschrift für Gefässkrankheiten. Journal for vascular diseases     Volume:  41     ISSN:  0301-1526     ISO Abbreviation:  VASA     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-08-23     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0317051     Medline TA:  Vasa     Country:  Switzerland    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  313-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Diagnostic and Interventional Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology, University Hospital Tübingen, Germany.
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