Although carotid endarectomy (CEA) has long been considered the gold standard technique, recent studies report that short- and long-term results with carotid angioplasty and stenting(CAS) are comparable to those with CEA in a significant number of cases. Covering clinical assessment, techniques and devices, medical treatment, and more, Angioplasty
Table of Contents
Carotid Artery Stenosis: Natural History, Histopathology. Supra-Aortic Arteries: Anatomy, Radiological Anatomy. Imaging Techniques. Clinical Assessment. Carotid Artery Stenosis: Surgery. Clinical Trials. Indications for Carotid Angioplasty and Stenting. Indications for Carotid Angioplasty and Stenting. Technique Devices. Medical Treatment. Clinical Results. Complications: Intracranial Endovascular Therapy. Other Supra-Aortic Occlusive Arterial Disease: Endovascular Treatment.
Michel Henry, MD Interventional Cardiologist, Nancy, France Chief Patron, Global Research Institute for Carotid and Peripheral Vascular Diseases, Hyderabad, India
Takao Ohki, MD Director, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Associate Professor of Surgery, Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, USA. Antonio Polydorou, MD Interventional Cardiologist, Director of the Catheterization Laboratory, Nikaea, General Hospital, Nikaea, Piraeus, Greece. Kyriakos Strigaris, MD Department of Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Radiology, Henry Dynant Hospital, Athens, Greece Dimitrios Kiskinis MD Director, First Department of Surgery, AHEPA University Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece.