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Italian Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery 2011 June;18(2):109-16

Copyright © 2011 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English

Neuroprotection during carotid artery stenting

Clair D.

Department of Vascular Surgery, Vascular Surgery Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA


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Embolic protection devices have been utilized during the performance of carotid artery interventions for over 10 years. The advantage these devices provide during the perfromance of CAS has been widely accepted and they have been established as a mandatory component of this procedure. There are a number of different devices available and each has disticnt advantages and disadvantages which make them more amenable to particular situations. The outcomes with these differing devices, and the methods of application are reviewed, and a scheme is outlined to assist with decisions regarding choice of protection system.

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