Carotid stenting done exclusively by vascular surgeons: first 175 cases.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Percutaneous CAS may well replace CEA as standard of care. CAS has been performed largely by interventional cardiologists; however, with recent Food and Drug Administration approval, vascular surgeons are now hurriedly attempting to obtain the requisite endovascular skills. Reported are our 30-day and midterm outcomes of CAS. METHODS… (More)

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