Effect of Pitavastatin on Preventing Ischemic Complications with Carotid Artery Stenting: A Multicenter Prospective Study—EPOCH-CAS Study

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Periprocedural ischemic stroke is one problem associated with carotid artery stenting (CAS). This study was designed to assess whether preoperative statin therapy reduces the risk of periprocedural ischemic complications with CAS. In this prospective study at 11 centers, patients with carotid artery stenosis (symptomatic ≥50 %, asymptomatic ≥80 %) and a… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00270-013-0813-x

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