Dose-Dependent Effect of Statin Pretreatment on Preventing the Periprocedural Complications of Carotid Artery Stenting.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE We investigated whether statin pretreatment can dose dependently reduce periprocedural complications in patients undergoing carotid artery stenting because of symptomatic carotid artery stenosis. METHODS We enrolled a consecutive series of 397 symptomatic carotid artery stenosis (≥50% stenosis on conventional angiography) treated… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.117.016680

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@article{Hong2017DoseDependentEO, title={Dose-Dependent Effect of Statin Pretreatment on Preventing the Periprocedural Complications of Carotid Artery Stenting.}, author={Jeong-Ho Hong and Sung-il Sohn and Jaehyuk Kwak and Joonsang Yoo and Hyuk Won Chang and O-Ki Kwon and Cheolkyu Jung and Inyoung Chung and Hee-Joon Bae and Ji Sung Lee and Moon-Ku Han}, journal={Stroke}, year={2017}, volume={48 7}, pages={1890-1894} }