Carotid stents to prevent stroke: a nonsurgical option.

Abstract

Angioplasty and stent placement have become accepted alternatives to surgery in many vascular territories. The most recent application of percutaneous intervention has been to explore its clinical utility and safety for stroke prevention in carotid arteries. Over the past 8 years, from January 1994 until Nov 2002, we performed 449 elective carotid stent… (More)

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@article{White2003CarotidST, title={Carotid stents to prevent stroke: a nonsurgical option.}, author={Christopher J. White and Stephen R. Ramee and Tyrone J. Collins and J. Stephen Jenkins and Jos{\'e} Aniceto Silva and Albert Yan Wo Chan and J P Reily and Hugo A Qunitana and Robert A. Felberg and Kevin L McKinley}, journal={The Ochsner journal}, year={2003}, volume={5 1}, pages={18-23} }