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A novel approach to the treatment of recurrent non-atherosclerotic carotid stenosis in a patient with takayasu arteritis.
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PMID:  22121053     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Takayasu arteritis is a chronic inflammatory autoimmune disease of medium and large sized arteries which frequently affects the major supra-aortic vessels. Morbidity and mortality with both medical and surgical treatments for this disease are high. In the past decade, angioplasty and stenting has emerged as a reasonable alternative to treatment of stenoses in these patients. Restenosis rates of percutaneously treated Takayasu lesions have been higher than with non-inflammatory lesions. Novel approaches are being sought to treat restenoses in these patients, such as the use of a stent grafts. Such a case is described in this report. © 2011 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Authors:
Stephen M Tann; Ashish Pershad
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-11-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1522-726X     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Nov 
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Created Date:  2011-11-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100884139     Medline TA:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Affiliation:
Carson-Tahoe Regional Hospital. Carson City, NV, Interventional Cardiologist. smtann13@gmail.com.
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