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"No-reflow" phenomenon during percutaneous carotid angioplasty in a scleroderma patient.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15385207     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Atherosclerosis remains the most common etiology of carotid artery stenosis, but other systemic diseases can also cause this disease. Percutaneous carotid angioplasty and stenting (CAS) with and without distal embolic protection devices is gaining acceptance as the treatment of choice. No-reflow phenomenon due to distal embolization has been previously described mainly during percutaneous intervention of degenerated saphenous vein graft. We describe a patient with systemic sclerosis who underwent CAS with distal embolic protection device with occurrence of no-reflow phenomenon during the procedure that resolved after retrieval of the filter device.
Authors:
Sergey Yalonetsky; Luis Gruberg; Rafael Beyar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cardiovascular interventions     Volume:  6     ISSN:  1462-8848     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Cardiovasc Intervent     Publication Date:  2004  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-09-23     Completed Date:  2005-09-01     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9815622     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiovasc Intervent     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  82-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Invasive Cardiology, Department of Cardiology, Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Angioplasty, Balloon*
Carotid Artery, Internal / pathology*,  surgery*,  ultrasonography
Carotid Stenosis / diagnosis,  therapy*
Embolization, Therapeutic
Female
Humans
Scleroderma, Localized / diagnosis,  therapy*
Ultrasonography, Doppler, Duplex
Ultrasonography, Doppler, Transcranial

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