Carotid artery stenting for calcified lesions.


BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Our aim was to assess the feasibility of carotid artery stent placement (CAS) for calcified lesions. MATERIALS AND METHODS Using embolic protection devices (EPDs), we performed 51 CAS procedures in 43 patients with severe carotid artery stenosis accompanied by plaque calcification. Before intervention, all lesions were subjected to… (More)
DOI: 10.3174/ajnr.A1126


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