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Carotid artery stenting for acute stroke

Abstract:

For patients with acute ischemic stroke due to total occlusion of the internal carotid artery (ICA), an effective intervention to improve neurologic symptoms and clinical outcome has not yet been established. Some authors have reported successful revascularization for patients with acute stroke symptoms secondary to ICA occlusion only in isolated series and case reports. Emergency recanalization and carotid artery stent placement can improve neurologic outcome in selected patients with acute ...

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10.1007/s00117-008-1775-x

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Papanagiotou, P More by this author
Grunwald, IQ More by this author
Ahlhelm, F More by this author
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Journal:
Radiologe
Volume:
49
Issue:
4
Pages:
335-339
Publication date:
2009-04-05
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ISSN:
0033-832X
URN:
uuid:5cfeb274-e327-473e-b8de-c7e706733d00
Source identifiers:
322510
Local pid:
pubs:322510

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