Endovascular stenting for carotid artery stenosis: preliminary experience using the shape-memory- alloy-recoverable-technology (SMART) stent.

@article{Phatouros2000EndovascularSF,
  title={Endovascular stenting for carotid artery stenosis: preliminary experience using the shape-memory- alloy-recoverable-technology (SMART) stent.},
  author={Constantine Chris Phatouros and Randall Higashida and Adel M. Malek and Philip M. Meyers and Todd E. Lempert and C F Dowd and Van Halbach},
  journal={AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology},
  year={2000},
  volume={21 4},
  pages={732-8}
}
We describe our initial clinical experience using the newly available self-expanding, Nitinol, shape-memory-, alloy-recoverable-technology (SMART) stent in treating carotid artery occlusive disease. Five stents were used in four carotid arteries in four consecutive patients with carotid stenosis of at least 70%. Technical success (<20% residual stenosis) was achieved in all cases. No procedural complications specifically related to use of the SMART stent were encountered. All patients remained… CONTINUE READING
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