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Cognitive changes after carotid artery stenting.

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INTRODUCTION: We aimed to test changes in cognitive performance after carotid artery stenting (CAS). METHOD: Ten patients were neuropsychologically tested at least 24 h before and 48 h after CAS. To diminish thromboembolic events, we used a proximal protection device. The following neuropsychological tests were selected: The Mini Mental State Examination (MMSE), symbol digit test and subtests of the Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer's Disease (CERAD) battery (verbal fluency, co...

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10.1007/s00234-006-0064-5

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Journal:
Neuroradiology More from this journal
Volume:
48
Issue:
5
Pages:
319-323
Publication date:
2006-05-01
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EISSN:
1432-1920
ISSN:
0028-3940
Language:
English
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2012-12-19

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