Perioperative and follow-up results in carotid artery stenting with contralateral carotid occlusion


PEKER A., SORGUN M. H. , TOGAY IŞIKAY C., ARSAVA E. M. , TOPÇUOĞLU M. A. , ARAT A.

JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY, vol.34, no.7, pp.523-528, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 34 Issue: 7
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s11604-016-0554-2
  • Journal Name: JAPANESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.523-528
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Contralateral carotid occlusion (CCO) increases the risk of carotid endarterectomy (CEA). We determined the outcome of carotid angioplasty and stenting (CAS), an alternative to CEA, in the setting of CCO through an independent analysis of imaging and clinical outcome.