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Tips and tricks to avoid periprocedural neurological complications in carotid artery stenting.
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PMID:  23296411     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Execution of carotid artery stenting (CAS) requires not only excellent manual dexterity, and a high level of competence, but also in-depth knowledge of the carotid pathology, of the materials available on the market and of the different techniques to apply in given situations. Actually each individual moment of the procedure can be determining for the final result. This review describes each individual step of CAS, including arterial access, carotid engagement, pre-dilatation, the characteristics and use of cerebral protection devices, stent selection and deployment, and post-dilatation. Technical notes and some suggestions are provided on how to minimize the event of periprocedural neurological complications.
C Setacci; G de Donato; F Setacci; P Sirignano; G Galzerano; V Kamargianni; A Cappelli
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of cardiovascular surgery     Volume:  54     ISSN:  0021-9509     ISO Abbreviation:  J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino)     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-01-08     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0066127     Medline TA:  J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino)     Country:  Italy    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  11-21     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, Unit of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery , University of Siena, Siena, Italy -
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