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THE JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY

Rivista di Chirurgia Cardiaca, Vascolare e Toracica


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CAROTID ARTERY  HANDLING OF AORTIC AND PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL PATHOLOGIES


The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2017 April;58(2):161-9

DOI: 10.23736/S0021-9509.16.09837-2

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Evidence overview: anatomical criteria determining patients at high risk for carotid stenting

Jos C. VAN DEN BERG 1, 2

1 Service of Interventional Radiology, Centro Vascolare Ticino, Ospedale Regionale di Lugano, Lugano, Switzerland; 2 Universitätsinstitut für Diagnostische, Interventionelle und Pädiatrische Radiologie, Inselspital, Bern, Switzerland


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Carotid artery stenting (CAS) is a complex endovascular procedure that may be an alternative for carotid endarterectomy in selected patients. This paper provides an overview of the anatomical and lesion characteristics that are related to an increase in complications with CAS procedures, in order to provide criteria to select patients that will benefit most from CAS.


KEY WORDS: Carotid arteries - Stents - Carotid endarterectomy - Complications

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Issue published online: February 27, 2017
Article first published online: December 19, 2016

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van den Berg JC. Evidence overview: anatomical criteria determining patients at high risk for carotid stenting. J Cardiovasc Surg 2017;58:161-9. DOI: 10.23736/S0021-9509.16.09837-2

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jos.vandenberg@eoc.ch