Current status of carotid bifurcation angioplasty and stenting based on a consensus of opinion leaders.

@article{Veith2001CurrentSO,
  title={Current status of carotid bifurcation angioplasty and stenting based on a consensus of opinion leaders.},
  author={Frank Junior Veith and Max Amor and Takao Ohki and Hugh G Beebe and Peter R. F. Bell and Amman Bolia and Patrice Bergeron and J J Buddy Connors and Edward B. Diethrich and Robert DG Ferguson and Mitchell Henry and Robert W. Hobson and L N Hopkins and Barry T. Katzen and Katja Matthias and Gary S. Roubin and Jacques Th{\'e}ron and Mark Henry Wholey and Sameer S Yadav},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={33 2 Suppl},
  pages={S111-6}
}
OBJECTIVE Carotid bifurcation angioplasty and stenting (CBAS) has generated controversy and widely divergent opinions about its current therapeutic role. To resolve differences and establish a unified view of CBAS' present role, a consensus conference of 17 experts, world opinion leaders from five countries, was held on November 21, 1999. METHODS These 17 participants had previously answered 18 key questions on current CBAS issues. At the conference these 18 questions and participants… CONTINUE READING