Carotid Artery Stent Placement Prior to Coronary Angioplasty or Coronary Bypass Graft Surgery.

@article{Waigand2001CarotidAS,
  title={Carotid Artery Stent Placement Prior to Coronary Angioplasty or Coronary Bypass Graft Surgery.},
  author={Juergen Waigand and Christoph Gross},
  journal={Current interventional cardiology reports},
  year={2001},
  volume={3 2},
  pages={117-129}
}
Patients with concomitant carotid and coronary artery disease are at high risk of both cardiac and cerebrovascular complications when they undergo revascularization procedures. The best management strategies for patients with concomitant disease have not been determined for certain. Staged surgical procedures with either coronary artery bypass grafting prior to carotid endarterectomy or vice versa appear to be associated with an increased risk of ischemic complications compared to separate… CONTINUE READING

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