Both timely and authoritative, this fully up to date reference lets you benefit from the knowledge and clinical experience of internationally renowned experts in interventional cardiology and neuroradiology. The authors take you step by step through illustrated descriptions of the techniques that they helped to develope and perfect.
Features: An in depth examination of trial results such as CAVATAS stroke prevention trial, and clinical experience to provide a sound, evidence based foundation for clinical decision making Key facts on indications, contraindications, patient selection, and managment of complications to help you select the best approach for each patient Step by step descriptions of tools and techniques, including major trial results on design and application of devices to bring you up to date with the latest advances in the field Comprehensive discussion of Anti-Embolizatio n devices and their appropriate application 250 illustrations (24 in full colour) to provide a visual roadmap to the anatomy, approaches and techniques needed to optimise procedural performance Technical pearls from respected interventional cardiologists to help you improve results and avoid common pitfal
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Part One: Clinical Results and Experience Obstructive Carotid Artery Disease and Evidence-Based Benefits of Revascularization Alfredo M. Lopez-Yunez Historical Background: 20 Years of Endovascular Therapy for Obstructive Carotid Artery Disease Klaus Mathias Immediate and Late Outcomes of Carotid Artery Stenting Sumaira McDonald and Peter Gaines The Global Carotid Artery Stent Registry Michael Wholey, Nadim Al-Mubarak and Mark H. Wholey Current Indications Nadim Al-Mubarak, Gary S. Roubin and Sriram S. Iyer Stenting for Recurrent Stenosis Following a Carotid Endarterctomy Nadim Al-Mubarak, Gary S. Roubin, Jiri J. Vitek The Role of Multi-Specialty Group in Carotid Artery Stenting Michael Wholey Basic Angiographic Anatomy of the Brachiocephalic Vasculature Nadim Al-Mubarak and Jiri J. Vitek Part Two: Carotid Artery Stenting Techniques Carotid Artery Access Techniques Nadim Al-Mubarak, Jiri J. Vitek, Sriram S. Iyer and Gary S. Roubin Step-by-Step Procedural Techniques Sriram S. Iyer, Nadim Al-Mubarak, Jiri J. Vitek and Gary S. Roubin The Direct Cervical Carotid Artery Approach Edward B. Dietrich, MD Complications Nadim Al-Mubarak, Sriram S. Iyer, Gary S. Roubin and Jiri J. Vitek The Risk of Embolization During Carotid Artery Stenting and the Concept of Anti-Embolization Tako Ohki Microembolization During Carotid Artery Stenting Nadim Al-Mubarak Carotid Stenting with the Distal Occlusion Anti-Embolization Systems Michael Henry Carotid Stenting with Intravascular Filter Anti-Embolization Systems Antonio Colombo The Proximal Balloon Protection: "The Parodi Anti-Embolization System" Joan Parodi Intravascular Filter Anti-Embolization: Illustrative Cases Antonio Colombo Technical Pearls Jiri J. Vitek and Sriram S. Iyer Restenosis Following Carotid Artery Stenting Fayaz Schwal Limitations of Current Equipment and the Future Carotid Stenting Device Horst Sievert Neurorescue Intervention Jiri J. Vitek and Nadim Al-Mubarak Intracranial Angioplasty and Stenting Phillips Meyer Part Three: Future Directions Current Status of Clinical Trials and Implications of Anti-Embolism Protection Robert W. Hobson, MD Statistical Considerations in Investigating the Outcomes of Carotid Artery Stenting Victoria Howard and George Howard