1. Potential of new generation double-layer micromesh stent for carotid artery stenting in patients with unstable plaque ∼ A preliminary result using OFDI analysis ∼

    Potential of new generation double-layer micromesh stent for carotid artery stenting in patients with unstable plaque ∼ A preliminary result using OFDI analysis ∼

    Background One of the disadvantages of carotid artery stenting (CAS) is high incidence of distal embolism (DE) during or after the procedure. It has been reported that unstable plaque cases are at high risk of DE and plaque protrusion (PP) after stent placement which will become a cause of post procedural ischemic complications. Objective The purpose of this study was to compare the rate and size of PP between CASPER stent which is a new generation double-layer micromesh stent and conventional stents detected by optical frequency domain imaging (OFDI) and to evaluate the efficacy of CAS with CASPER stent for ...

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