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Intolerance during proximal protected carotid artery stenting: Definitions and rates.
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PMID:  23073963     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Proximal Protection Devices, either flow-reversal or flow-arrest demonstrate excellent results of acute- and short-term outcomes in patients undergoing carotid stenting. Intolerance rates of both devices varies from low (1.8%) to relatively significant one (up to 19.0%), according to the definition used in the studies. Interestingly, when accounting only the cases of intolerance leading to protection device removal and possible substitution, the intolerance rate falls to a very low range (0.4% to 1.6%). Given these low rates of intolerance and the excellent clinical results, proximal protection devices must be considered as a first line embolic protection, especially in high-risk patients undergoing carotid stenting. © 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Authors:
Dimitrios Nikas; Bernhard Reimers
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-10-16
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1522-726X     ISO Abbreviation:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
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Created Date:  2012-10-17     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  100884139     Medline TA:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Affiliation:
Department of Cardiology, Ioannina University Hospital, Ioannina, Greece. dimitrios.nikas@gmail.com.
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