New Technologies For Carotid Stenting Show Promise
from Cardiology Today's Intervention
Several new technologies are available or on the horizon to improve the outcomes of carotid artery stenting. New strategies have mostly focused on addressing three separate issues: minor stroke, which is associated with a greater number of asymptomatic diffusion-weighted MRI abnormalities when compared with carotid endarterectomy; late stroke that occurs off the table/within 24 hours; and non-ipsilateral stroke.
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