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Neurointervention. 2015 Feb;10(1):7-13. doi: 10.5469/neuroint.2015.10.1.7. Epub 2015 Feb 28.

Recommendations for carotid stenting in Korea.

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1
Department of Radiology, Keimyung University School of Medicine, Daegu, Korea.
2
Department of Radiology, Ulsan University Hospital, Ulsan, Korea.
3
Department of Radiology, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
4
Department of Radiology, Busan Paik Hospital, Inje University, Busan, Korea.
5
Department of Radiology, Asan Medical Center, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.

Abstract

Carotid artery angioplasty with stenting (CAS) is being performed in many hospitals in Korea. Most of the guidelines which are being used are similar, but the practical aspects such as techniques are different between hospitals. For example, usage of various protective devices, the oral antiplatelet regimen prior to procedure and placing of temporary pacemaker to prevent bradycardia are different between hospitals. In this article, we summarize and propose the guidelines for CAS which is currently being accepted in Korea. These guidelines may be helpful in providing protocol to neurointerventionalist who perform CAS and to standardize the process including reporting of CAS in the future comparative trials in Korea.

KEYWORDS:

Angioplasty; Carotid artery; Guideline; Stenting

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