Carotid Artery Stenting in Patients With High Neurologic Risks

Am J Cardiol. 1999 May 1;83(9):1411-3, A8-9. doi: 10.1016/s0002-9149(99)00110-1.

Abstract

Forty-four patient with high neurologic risks (Mayo class IV) successfully underwent carotid artery stenting with combined major stroke and death rates of 4.5%. Late follow-up at a mean of 23 +/- 1.8 months showed 1 non-neurologic death, but no neurologic events or repeat stenting procedures.

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Carotid Stenosis / prevention & control
  • Carotid Stenosis / surgery
  • Carotid Stenosis / therapy*
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders / etiology
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders / prevention & control*
  • Endarterectomy, Carotid
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Postoperative Complications / prevention & control*
  • Risk
  • Secondary Prevention
  • Stents*
  • Treatment Outcome