Manual external carotid artery manipulation for failed device advance through the stent in carotid artery stent placement. A technical note.

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We report herein the usefulness of a manual external carotid artery manipulation for failed advancement of devices through the stent in carotid artery stent (CAS) placement with open cell type stent and filter type distal protection device. In all, 22 consecutive patients underwent CAS with filter type protection device between April 2008 and December 2009… (More)

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@article{Watanabe2013ManualEC, title={Manual external carotid artery manipulation for failed device advance through the stent in carotid artery stent placement. A technical note.}, author={Masaki Watanabe and Yutaka Kai and Teruyuki Hirano and Yuki Ohmori and Kiyoshi Kazekawa and Jun-ichi Kuratsu}, journal={Journal of vascular and interventional neurology}, year={2013}, volume={6 2}, pages={52-5} }