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Applicability of carotid artery stenting for patients 80 years or older: a single-center experience.

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Summary of "Applicability of carotid artery stenting for patients 80 years or older: a single-center experience."

A meta-analysis found that for internal carotid artery stenosis procedures in elderly patient, the risk of perioperative stroke is significantly higher for carotid artery stenting (CAS) than for carotid endarterectomy (CEA). We retrospectively examined characteristics and perioperative results of CAS for 80 years and over at a single medical center.

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Name: World neurosurgery
ISSN: 1878-8769
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