Angioplasty and stenting for non-atherosclerotic diseases of the carotid artery

Kumar Rajamani, Seemant Chaturvedi

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Abstract

Other chapters in this book have discussed the role of carotid endarterectomy and stenting for patients with moderate-to-severe internal carotid artery stenosis due to atherosclerosis. Due to the frequency of carotid stenosis, large clinical trials have been performed to evaluate this condition, such as the North American Symptomatic Carotid Endarterectomy Trial (NASCET), European Carotid Surgery Trial (ECST), and the Asymptomatic Carotid Atherosclerosis Study (ACAS).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCarotid Artery Stenosis
Subtitle of host publicationCurrent and Emerging Treatments
PublisherCRC Press
Pages317-323
Number of pages7
ISBN (Electronic)9780203025970
ISBN (Print)9780824754174
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2005
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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