First-ever ischemic stroke in elderly patients: predictors of functional outcome following carotid artery stenting


Age is an important risk factor for stroke, and carotid artery stenosis is the primary cause of first-ever ischemic stroke. Timely intervention with stenting procedures can effectively prevent secondary stroke; however, the impact of stenting on various periprocedural physical functionalities has never been thoroughly investigated. The primary aim of this… (More)
DOI: 10.2147/CIA.S111637


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