Jacob G. Robison, MD, Professor of Vascular Surgery, Medical University of South Carolina, discusses reversal of flow, a technique where particles that occur at the time of balloon angioplasty are flushed retrogradely. He also talks about the differences between carotid endarterectomy and stenting.
Direct Endovascular Recanalization of Chronic Carotid Occlusion: Should We Do It? Case Report.
Hauck EF, Ogilvy CS, Siddiqui AH, Hopkins LN, Levy EI. Neurosurgery. 2010 Oct;67(4):E1152-E1159.
A Technical Strategy for Carotid Artery Stenting: Suboptimal Prestent Balloon Angioplasty Without Poststenting Balloon Dilatation.
Jin SC, Kwon OK, Oh CW, Jung C, Han MG, Bae HJ, Lee SH, Jung YS, Han MH, Kang HS. Neurosurgery. 2010 Sep 23.
Stroke and death after carotid endarterectomy and carotid artery stenting with and without high risk criteria.
Giles KA, Hamdan AD, Pomposelli FB, Wyers MC, Schermerhorn ML. J Vasc Surg. 2010 Sep 21.