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Carotid artery stent survey.

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

Data from 24 international interventional medical centers on 2,591 carotid artery stenting procedures show a technical success rate of about 98% and a 5% complication rate. The survey, conducted by Michael Wholey, MD, Louisiana State University, New Orleans, was presented March 2 at the annual meeting of the Society of Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology in San Francisco. Results show a restenosis rate of 3% after six months and complication rates comparable to endarterectomy, the current standard of care for preventing stroke caused by carotid artery stenosis. Boston Scientific, Johnson & Johnson's Cordis, Guidant and Endotex are among companies developing products for use in carotid artery stenting...

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