Percutaneous interventional treatment of extracranial vertebral artery stenosis with coronary stents.

@article{Ko2004PercutaneousIT,
  title={Percutaneous interventional treatment of extracranial vertebral artery stenosis with coronary stents.},
  author={Young Guk Ko and Sungha Park and Jong Youn Kim and Pil-ki Min and Eui-Young Choi and Jae-Hun Jung and Boyoung Joung and Donghoon Choi and Yangsoo Jang and Wang Seob Shim},
  journal={Yonsei medical journal},
  year={2004},
  volume={45 4},
  pages={
          629-34
        }
}
Stenosis of extracranial vertebral artery (VA) is not an infrequent lesion, and it can pose a significant clinical problem. However, the standard treatment for a significant VA stenosis has still not been established. Here in this study, we report our experiences of VA stenting in 25 patients (age 56.2 +/- 15.2 years, male 76%). The patients had comorbidities as follows: DM (36%), hypertension (64%), Takayasu's (12%) and Behcet's diseases (4%). There were combined involvement of other vessels… CONTINUE READING
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