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Percutaneous endoluminal angioplasty of post endarterectomy carotid stenoses.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2953989     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty of the carotid artery was performed in four patients with recurrent stenosis following endarterectomy. Balloon catheter dilatation was successful in 3 of the 4 lesions. Post dilatation angiography demonstrated an increase in luminal diameter: there were no neurological complications with the procedure. PTA appears to be an effective method of treating recurrent stenosis following carotid endarterectomy.
Authors:
P Courtheoux; J Theron; A Tournade; D Maiza; J P Henriet; J P Braun
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neuroradiology     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0028-3940     ISO Abbreviation:  Neuroradiology     Publication Date:  1987  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-06-26     Completed Date:  1987-06-26     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1302751     Medline TA:  Neuroradiology     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  186-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Angioplasty, Balloon*
Carotid Artery Diseases / radiography,  surgery,  therapy*
Carotid Artery, Internal / radiography
Cerebral Angiography
Endarterectomy*
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Recurrence

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