Outcomes of carotid artery stenting versus historical surgical controls for radiation-induced carotid stenosis.

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PURPOSE To evaluate the outcomes of carotid artery stenting (CAS) and open surgical repair (OR) for treatment of radiation-induced carotid stenosis (RICS). METHODS We retrospectively reviewed 60 patients treated for 73 RICSs from a group of 5,824 patients who had carotid interventions between 1992 and 2009. Thirty-three patients (37 arteries) were treated… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jvs.2010.09.056

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