Factors predictive of cerebral hyperperfusion after carotid angioplasty and stent placement.

@article{Kaku2004FactorsPO,
  title={Factors predictive of cerebral hyperperfusion after carotid angioplasty and stent placement.},
  author={Yasuhiko Kaku and Shin-ichi Yoshimura and Jouji Kokuzawa},
  journal={AJNR. American journal of neuroradiology},
  year={2004},
  volume={25 8},
  pages={1403-8}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Cerebral hyperperfusion syndrome has been increasingly reported as a complication of carotid angioplasty and stent placement. The aim of the present study was to determine significant predictors of hyperperfusion phenomenon after carotid angioplasty and stent placement. METHODS We retrospectively reviewed 30 consecutive patients with unilateral severe carotid stenosis who underwent angioplasty and stent placement. Resting cerebral blood flow (CBF) and cerebral… CONTINUE READING
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