In this Supplement
An in-depth look at the current state of cerebral protection and the evolving role of today's option including the GORE Flow Reversal System.
A panel of carotid stenting experts engages in a candid discussion of data, devices, decisions, and the future of embolic protection in carotid stenting procedures.
The incidence of procedural microembolization may depend on the type of EPD employed.
By Sumaira Macdonald, MBCHB, FRCP, FRCR, PhD; Barry T. Katzen, MD, FACC, FACR, FSIR; AND Claudio Schönholz, MD
Embolic protection during carotid artery stenting using the GORE Flow Reversal System.
By MANISH MEHTA, MD, MPH; JOHN B. TAGGERT, MD; YARON STERNBACH, MD; PAUL B. KREIENBERG, MD; SEAN P. RODDY, MD; PHILIP S.K. PATY, MD; KATHLEEN J. OZSVATH, MD; BENJAMIN B. CHANG, MD; DHIRAJ M. SHAH, MD; AND R. CLEMENT DARLING III, MD
A review of carotid stenting, flow reversal, microembolization, and vascular dementia.
By KARTHIKESHWAR KASIRAJAN, MD, AND LUKE BREWSTER, MD
Gary Ansel, MD, discusses the goals and challenges of embolic protection, the potential of flow reversal, and how stroke rates have improved over the past decade.