Bivalirudin used as alternative anticoagulant in carotid artery stenting: a single center observational study.

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PURPOSE To analyze and report the safety and effectiveness of bivalirudin in a large patient population undergoing carotid artery stenting (CAS). METHODS Between January 2001 and November 2010 extracranial CAS was performed in 272 patients in our institution. These patients were stratified according to the anticoagulant used during the CAS procedure into… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1540-8183.2011.00684.x

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@article{Geisbsch2012BivalirudinUA, title={Bivalirudin used as alternative anticoagulant in carotid artery stenting: a single center observational study.}, author={Philipp Geisb{\"{u}sch and Barry T. Katzen and Constantino S. Pe{\~n}a and James F. Benenati and Heiko Uthoff}, journal={Journal of interventional cardiology}, year={2012}, volume={25 2}, pages={197-202} }