Intraoperative use of stents for the management of unacceptable distal internal carotid artery end points during carotid endarterectomy: short-term and midterm results.

@article{Ross2000IntraoperativeUO,
  title={Intraoperative use of stents for the management of unacceptable distal internal carotid artery end points during carotid endarterectomy: short-term and midterm results.},
  author={Charles B. Ross and Timothy J Ranval},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={32 3},
  pages={420-7; 427-8}
}
PURPOSE The management of unacceptable distal internal carotid artery (ICA) end points during carotid endarterectomy presents multiple dilemmas. The problem may be expeditiously solved by placement of an intraluminal stent, but reported clinical experience with this technique is limited. We retrospectively reviewed our experience with intraoperative… CONTINUE READING