Initial experience with intravascular ultrasound imaging during carotid endarterectomy.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE To assess the feasibility of intravascular ultrasound imaging during carotid endarterectomy. METHODS Intravascular ultrasound imaging was performed during carotid endarterectomy in eight patients using an over-the-wire catheter system with a 30-MHz ultrasound probe. In vitro studies were carried out before the intraoperative… (More)

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@article{Karnik1994InitialEW, title={Initial experience with intravascular ultrasound imaging during carotid endarterectomy.}, author={Rohit Karnik and Hans Peter Ammerer and W B Winkler and A. Valentin and Jaroslav Slan{\'y}}, journal={Stroke}, year={1994}, volume={25 1}, pages={35-9} }