Carotid Artery Stenting: Current Practice and Techniques

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Nadim Al-Mubarak
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2004 - Medical - 335 pages
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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.

 

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Contents

Indiana University School of Medicine
7
LopezYuñez and José Biller
18
EvidenceBased Efficacy in Preventing Stroke
25
Sumaira Macdonald Trevor J Cleveland and Peter A Gaines
38
Nadim AlMubarak M D Randall T Higashida M D
40
Current Indications of Carotid Artery Stenting
59
Nadim AlMubarak and Gary S Roubin
66
Basic Angiographic Anatomy of the Brachiocephalic Vasculature
79
Microembolization During Carotid Artery Stenting
161
Carotid Artery Stenting with the Distal Occlusion AntiEmbolization
170
T6 Intravascular Filter AntiEmbolization Systems
191
The Parodi AntiEmboli System
203
Illustrative Cases and Technical Pearls
211
Restenosis Following Carotid Artery Stenting
221
J P Mohr M D
255
Current Status of Clinical Trials and Implication of AntiEmboli Protection
295

Nadim AlMubarak and Jiri J Vitek
90
TO Procedural Techniques
103
TT The Direct Cervical Carotid Artery Approach
124
Procedural Complications
137
TB The Risk of Embolization During Carotid Stenting and the Concept of Anti
153
Brajesh K Lal and Robert W Hobson II
303
George Howard Brent J Shelton and Virginia J Howard
315
Subject Index
327
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