Long-term Outcomes of Carotid Artery Stenting for Radiation-Associated Stenosis.

@article{Huang2013LongtermOO,
  title={Long-term Outcomes of Carotid Artery Stenting for Radiation-Associated Stenosis.},
  author={Min-Ping Huang and H Fang and Chung-Yu Chen and T R Tan and Yeh-Lin Kuo and I T Hsieh and Hon-Kan Yip and C. -P. Wu},
  journal={Biomedical journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={36 3},
  pages={144-9}
}
BACKGROUND In Taiwan, the prevalence of head and neck cancer is relatively high. Because radiation-associated carotid stenosis is a significant risk factor for stroke, carotid artery stenting (CAS), instead of carotid endarterectomy, is indicated in patients with radiation-associated carotid stenosis. We sought to evaluate the effect of neck radiotherapy… CONTINUE READING