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)
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 77
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.