Carotid artery revascularization in high-surgical-risk patients using the Carotid WALLSTENT and FilterWire EX/EZ: 1-year outcomes in the BEACH Pivotal Group.

@article{Iyer2008CarotidAR,
  title={Carotid artery revascularization in high-surgical-risk patients using the Carotid WALLSTENT and FilterWire EX/EZ: 1-year outcomes in the BEACH Pivotal Group.},
  author={Sriram S. Iyer and Christopher J. Branford White and L N Hopkins and Barry T. Katzen and Robert D Safian and Mark Henry Wholey and William A Gray and Rocco G. Ciocca and William B. Bachinsky and Gary M Ansel and James D. Joye and Mary E. Russell},
  journal={Journal of the American College of Cardiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={51 4},
  pages={
          427-34
        }
}
OBJECTIVES The multicenter, single-arm BEACH (Boston Scientific EPI: A Carotid Stenting Trial for High-Risk Surgical Patients) evaluated outcomes in high-surgical-risk patients with carotid artery stenosis treated with the Carotid WALLSTENT plus FilterWire EX/EZ Emboli Protection System (Boston Scientific, Natick, Massachusetts). BACKGROUND Carotid artery stent (CAS) placement offers a less invasive alternative for high-risk surgical carotid endarterectomy (CEA) patients. METHODS The trial… CONTINUE READING
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