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Imaging After Carotid Stenting

  • G. M. Biasi
  • A. Froio
  • G. Deleo
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Abstract

The effectiveness of carotid endarterectomy (CEA) in the prevention of stroke in symptomatic and asymptomatic patients with carotid stenosis has been demonstrated by several randomized studies (Ferguson et al. 1999; Halliday et al. 2004; MRC European Carotid Surgery Trial 1991; ECACAS 1995). Carotid artery stenting (CAS) is an alternative technique that gives favorable results when associated with the use of brain protection devices (BPD) (Cremonesi et al. 2003).

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Digital Subtraction Angiography Carotid Endarterectomy Carotid Stenosis Carotid Plaque Peak Systolic Velocity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. M. Biasi
    • 1
  • A. Froio
    • 1
  • G. Deleo
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Surgical Sciences and Intensive CareUniversity of Milano-Bicocca, Vascular Surgery Unit, San Gerardo HospitalMonzaItaly

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