Stents Carotid

Carotid artery stenting is used to open narrow carotid arteries by placing a small, expandable stent in the narrow artery.

News | January 18, 2011

January 19, 2011 – Stents can open up blocked brain arteries after other stroke treatments have failed,...

Feature | December 29, 2010

December 29, 2010 - Research on reducing risks, improving medical treatment and improving lifestyle behaviors to...

News | November 23, 2010

November 23, 2010 - The preliminary findings of the CREST study have so far failed to squelch the debate...

News | November 23, 2010

November 23, 2010 – Study results found significant differences in men and women older than 80 who...

News | November 18, 2010

November 18, 2010 – After the initial findings from the CREST trial, debate continues to swirl as...

News | October 22, 2010

October 22, 2010 - Treating metabolic syndrome and undergoing carotid angioplasty may prevent recurrent stroke or...

News | August 20, 2010

August 19, 2010 – The Cardiovascular Research Foundation recently announced the late-breaking trials and...

News | May 27, 2010

May 27, 2010 – Positive results from CREST (Carotid Revascularization Endarterectomy vs. Stenting Trial) will be...

Stents, such as the RX ACCULINK Cardtid Stent System produced by Abbott, has similar safety and efficacy to surgery.

News | March 01, 2010

March 1, 2010 – Surgery and stenting to open blocked neck arteries proved similar in overall long-term safety and...

Technology | February 02, 2010

The ACCULINK carotid stent is designed to provide easy and accurate stent placement in patients who have...

News | January 25, 2010

January 25, 2010 – Direct stenting of the carotid arteries is a feasible technique and is not inferior to...

The FlexStent

News | November 10, 2009

November 10, 2009 – The latest data from seven studies focused on the treatment of peripheral arterial...

Technology | October 26, 2009

October 27, 2009 – Invatec today said it received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug...

Bostom Scientifics TAXUS Liberte drug-eluting stent

Feature | September 17, 2009 | Dave Fornell

Bare metal stents (BMS) were introduced in 1994 as an improvement over balloon angioplasty alone, which had a high...

Invatecs FiberNet Embolic Protection System (EPS) is indicated for the treatment of patients receiving endovascular intervention for carotid artery disease.

Feature | July 20, 2009 | By Stephanie Labelle, Senior Analyst, Millennium Research Group

When stenting emerged as a minimally- invasive treatment for clogged arteries associated with peripheral...

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