Stenting of the left carotid artery to relieve anginal symptoms

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Abstract

Stenting of the carotid artery is usually performed either to prevent an acute neurologic event or to treat episodes of recurrent transient ischemic attacks. Occasionally, it may be performed for other indications. We describe the case of a patient with prior coronary artery bypass grafting using a left internal mammary arterial graft, in addition to left carotid artery to left subclavian artery bypass for symptomatic left subclavian stenosis, who subsequently underwent left common carotid artery stenting to relieve anginal symptoms.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)223-226
Number of pages4
JournalCatheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions
Volume64
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2005

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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