Angioplasty and stenting of symptomatic vertebral artery stenosis. Clinical and angiographic follow-up of 206 cases from Northwest Iran.

@article{Mohammadian2013AngioplastyAS,
  title={Angioplasty and stenting of symptomatic vertebral artery stenosis. Clinical and angiographic follow-up of 206 cases from Northwest Iran.},
  author={Reza Mohammadian and Ehsan Sharifipour and Reza Mansourizadeh and Bahram Sohrabi and Alireza Mohajjel Nayebi and Sajad Haririan and Mehdi Farhoudi and Saeid Charsouei and Safa Najmi},
  journal={The neuroradiology journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={26 4},
  pages={454-63}
}
Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) has recently become a noteworthy treatment option for significant stenosis involving the vertebral artery (VA) in selected patients. We conducted a prospective study to evaluate the efficacy, safety and mid-term follow up results of 206 cases received PTA with or without stent implant to treat their symptomatic atherosclerotic VA stenosis in all segments (V1-V4). In a prospective mono-arm trial from October 2008 to July 2012 in a single center, 239… CONTINUE READING
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