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Carotid artery stenting in acute stroke.

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OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the technical success of carotid artery stenting in acute extracranial internal carotid artery (ICA) occlusion as well as the benefit in clinical outcome. BACKGROUND: Stroke caused by acute occlusion of the ICA is associated with a significant level of morbidity and mortality. For this type of lesion, treatment with standard intravenous thrombolysis alone leads to a good clinical outcome in only 17% of the cases, with a death rate as hi...

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10.1016/j.jacc.2011.08.044

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Papanagiotou, P More by this author
Grunwald, IQ More by this author
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Journal:
Journal of the American College of Cardiology
Volume:
58
Issue:
23
Pages:
2363-2369
Publication date:
2011-11-05
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EISSN:
1558-3597
ISSN:
0735-1097
URN:
uuid:8c87bc8c-2b62-4bfc-8038-e524848c39eb
Source identifiers:
216459
Local pid:
pubs:216459

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