Design and development of mechanical embolic protection devices.

  • M. Eskandari
  • Published 2006 in Expert review of medical devices


Carotid angioplasty and stenting (CAS) is rapidly becoming an acceptable alternative to carotid endarterectomy in many patients. Much of the success of CAS is credited to advances in equipment dedicated to this minimally invasive approach. Lower profile delivery systems, tapered stent designs and most importantly, development of mechanical cerebral embolic… (More)


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