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Endoluminal carotid stenting prior to photodynamic therapy to pericarotid malignant disease: technical advance.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20510309     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We present a technical note which reduces the occurrence of carotid artery rupture during the treatment of peri-carotid disease. The use of radiologically inserted endoluminal carotid stenting prior to photodynamic therapy provides vessel protection.
Zaid Hamdoon; Waseem Jerjes; Tahwinder Upile; Parveen Hoonjan; Colin Hopper
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-04-08
Journal Detail:
Title:  Photodiagnosis and photodynamic therapy     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1873-1597     ISO Abbreviation:  Photodiagnosis Photodyn Ther     Publication Date:  2010 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-05-31     Completed Date:  2010-10-12     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101226123     Medline TA:  Photodiagnosis Photodyn Ther     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  126-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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(c) 2010 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
UCLH Head and Neck Centre, London, United Kingdom.
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MeSH Terms
Carotid Artery Diseases* / radiotherapy
Carotid Stenosis / therapy*
Mesoporphyrins / pharmacology
Neoplasms* / radiotherapy
Photosensitizing Agents / pharmacology
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Mesoporphyrins; 0/Photosensitizing Agents; 0/temoporfin

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