Improvement in executive function after unilateral carotid artery stenting for severe asymptomatic stenosis.

@article{Mendiz2012ImprovementIE,
  title={Improvement in executive function after unilateral carotid artery stenting for severe asymptomatic stenosis.},
  author={Oscar A. Mendiz and Luciano A Sposato and Nicol{\'a}s Fabbro and Gustavo A Lev and Anal{\'i}a Calle and Le{\'o}n R Valdivieso and Carlos M Fava and Francisco Ricardo Klein and Teresa Torralva and Ezequiel Gleichgerrcht and Facundo Manes},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2012},
  volume={116 1},
  pages={179-84}
}
OBJECT Executive functions are crucial for organizing and integrating cognitive processes. While some studies have assessed the effect of carotid artery stenting (CAS) on cognitive functioning, results have been conflicting. The object of this study was to assess the effect of CAS on cognitive status, with special interest on executive functions, among patients with severe asymptomatic internal carotid artery (ICA) stenosis. METHODS The authors prospectively assessed the neuropsychological… CONTINUE READING

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