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Table 3. Variables associated with mean carotid artery wall thickness in patients with HIV infection

Medscape - Oct 17, 2016
Objectives While patients with HIV infection have an elevated stroke risk, ultrasound studies of carotid artery wall thickness have reported variable results. We hypothesized that subjects with HIV infection on chronic highly active antiretroviral ...

Carotid stent fractures do not affect outcomes in ACT 1 population

Healio - Oct 13, 2016
LAS VEGAS — In an analysis of patients from the ACT 1 randomized trial of carotid artery stenting vs. endarterectomy, in those assigned carotid artery stenting, stent fractures were not linked to death, stroke, MI or restenosis, according to a ...

InspireMD Inc (NYSEMKT:NSPR) Files An 8-K

Market Exclusive - Oct 18, 2016
Christian Wissgott, M.D., entitled “Clinical Results and Mechanical Properties of the Carotid CGUARDTM Double-Layered Embolic Prevention Stent,” which evaluated the Company's CGuard™ EPS in patients with symptomatic or high-grade asymptomatic ...

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Atlas of CT Angiography: Normal and Pathologic Findings

by: Gratian Miclaus, Horia Ples

This atlas presents normal and pathologic findings observed on CT angiography with 3D reconstruction in a diverse range of clinical applications, including the imaging of cerebral, carotid, thoracic, coronary, abdominal and peripheral vessels. The superb illustrations display the excellent anatomic detail obtained with CT angiography and depict the precise location of affected structures and lesion severity. Careful comparisons between normal imaging features and pathologic appearances will assist the reader in image interpretation and treatment planning and the described cases include some very rare pathologies.
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Angioplasty and Stenting of the Carotid and Supra Aortic Trunks

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 and Stenting of the Carotid and Supra-Aortic Trunks reviews the state of the art in CAS.

The editors have drawn together a panel of experts to provide an up-to-date snapshot that summarizes current, relevant knowledge about endovascular interventional therapy for carotid disease.
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Function and Surgery of the Carotid and Vertebral Arteries

by: Ramon Berguer MD PhD

More than a procedural guide, the text represents a guide to decision-making—highlighting individual anatomy, patient screening, selection of procedure, surgical technique, avoidance of pitfalls, and management of potential complications.