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First clinical use of a novel neurovascular access and neuroprotection system demonstrates complete absence of emboli by transcranial Doppler during carotid artery stenting.
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PMID:  22051994     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This article focuses on the first use of the MICHI™ Neuroprotection System in a transcervical carotid artery stenting procedure. The patient presented with an asymptomatic, 80% stenosis of the right internal carotid artery extending into the common carotid artery. The lesion was successfully treated with transcervical carotid access and reverse flow embolic protection and the successful placement of a carotid stent followed by balloon post-dilatation. Transcranial Doppler monitoring was performed throughout the procedure and a total of two micro embolic signals were recorded over the 30 minute procedural period. There were no neurologic complications reported during the 30-day follow-up period.
Authors:
L Pinter; M Ribo; T Roberts; T M Chou; R R Kolvenbach
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of cardiovascular surgery     Volume:  52     ISSN:  0021-9509     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino)     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-11-04     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0066127     Medline TA:  J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino)     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  853-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Augusta Hospital, Dusseldorf, Germany - kolvenbach@vkkd-kliniken.de.
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