Recent data on carotid artery stenting have been encouraging, and technologies and studies on the horizon also seem promising. However, good outcomes are dependent on the experience of the operator and on appropriately selecting patients. Chris Metzg…
Dr. Walker comments on a case by Kalisetta and colleagues that highlights the need to be cautious when treating in-stent restenosis with mechanical devices in order to avoid potential stent injury and entrapment.
Craig Walker, MD, Clinical Editor
Cardiovascular Institute of the South
Tulane Medical School