Embolic Protection Device

  • Huajuan MaoEmail author
  • Junmin Bao
  • Yu Xiao


Anti-embolism protection devices are the most common instruments used in endovascular treatment for carotid artery diseases, and they can be classified into two types, i.e., the distal type and the proximal blocking type. This chapter introduces distal anti-embolism protection devices of different brands and provides a conclusion and summary about their structures, features, and model types.


Anti-embolism protection device Structure and features Model types 

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© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. and Shanghai Scientific and Technical Publishers 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Vascular SurgeryChanghai Hospital, Second Military Medical UniversityShanghaiChina

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