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ViVEXX Carotid Revascularization Trial (VIVA)

2014-08-27 03:40:52 | BioPortfolio

Summary

To evaluate the safety and efficacy of the Bard ViVEXX Carotid Stent and Emboshield BareWire Rapid Exchange Embolic Protection System in the treatment of extracranial carotid artery stenosis in patients at high risk for carotid endarterectomy.

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Historical Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Extracranial Carotid Artery Stenosis

Intervention

Carotid Artery Stenting

Location

Bard Peripheral Vascular, Inc.
Tempe
Arizona
United States
85280

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

C. R. Bard

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:40:52-0400

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Damages to the CAROTID ARTERIES caused either by blunt force or penetrating trauma, such as CRANIOCEREBRAL TRAUMA; THORACIC INJURIES; and NECK INJURIES. Damaged carotid arteries can lead to CAROTID ARTERY THROMBOSIS; CAROTID-CAVERNOUS SINUS FISTULA; pseudoaneurysm formation; and INTERNAL CAROTID ARTERY DISSECTION. (From Am J Forensic Med Pathol 1997, 18:251; J Trauma 1994, 37:473)

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The splitting of the vessel wall in one or both (left and right) internal carotid arteries (CAROTID ARTERY, INTERNAL). Interstitial hemorrhage into the media of the vessel wall can lead to occlusion of the internal carotid artery and aneurysm formation.

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