Carotid Artery Stenting: Current Practice and Techniques

Publication Year: 2004

Edition: 1st Ed.

Authors/Editor: Al-Mubarak, Nadim; Roubin, Gary S.; Iyer, Sriram S.; Vitek, Jiri J.

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-0-78-174385-3

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 77

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Written by internationally recognized experts in interventional cardiology, this comprehensive clinical reference on carotid artery stenting provides illustrated, step-by-step descriptions of techniques and details on indications, contraindications, patient selection, complications, technology, and clinical trials.

The first section reviews clinical results and experience, including the CAVATAS trial findings on stroke prevention. The second section describes stenting techniques and includes information from major trials on design and application of devices. The third section presents guidelines and current regulations on establishing a carotid stenting program. The book concludes with a preview of future directions.

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Al-Mubarak, Nadim; Roubin, Gary S.; Iyer, Sriram S.; Vitek, Jiri J.
ISBN: 978-0-78-174385-3
Specialty:
Radiology
Internal Medicine
Neurology
Surgery
Rehabilitation & Physical Medicine
Cardiology
Language: English
Edition: 1st Ed.
Pages: 352
Illustrations: 199
Year: 2004
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 77

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