Utility of covered stents for extracranial internal carotid artery stenosis


Cil B., Akpinar E., Peynircioglu B., Cekirge S.

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF NEURORADIOLOGY, cilt.25, sa.7, ss.1168-1171, 2004 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 25 Konu: 7
  • Basım Tarihi: 2004
  • Dergi Adı: AMERICAN JOURNAL OF NEURORADIOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1168-1171

Özet

To our knowledge, the utility of coronary covered stents in the treatment of atherosclerotic carotid artery stenosis has not been defined in the English-language literature. Covered stents may prevent microembolic complications in select atherosclerotic carotid lesions, as they exclude the atherosclerotic lesion from the circulation by pressing the plaque against the vessel wall. Our early clinical experience has shown that use of these stents can be a therapeutic option in select cases of atherosclerotic stenosis of the cervical internal carotid artery.