Carotid stenting will drastically alter the management of carotid bifurcation stenosis. Key factors to include when initiating a carotid stent program are discussed. Questions addressed include the following: Who has clinical responsibility for patients with carotid disease? What is the rationale for a carotid stent program? How does one initiate a carotid stent program? How does one deal with endovascular realities? Training, patient selection, quality improvement, and proctoring are also reviewed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Pages (from-to)||73-79; discussion 79-7981|
|Journal||Perspectives in vascular surgery and endovascular therapy|
|State||Published - Jun 2005|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine