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Cardiology Management

Post-stent Ballooning Doubles Risk of Stroke and Death

2015 07 Jun

Researchers at Johns Hopkins report that while the overall risk of stroke and death is low in patients who undergo carotid stenting, the practice of ballooning the vessel after the wire mesh is inserted can double the risk of death and stroke during or shortly after the procedure. The findings have been published in the Journal of Vascular Surgery... Read more