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Year : 2001  |  Volume : 49  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 87--90

Single stage bilateral common carotid artery stenting in a patient of Takayasu arteritis.


Department of Cardiology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh - 160012, India., India

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H K Bali
Department of Cardiology, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh - 160012, India.
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Carotid angioplasty and stenting is increasingly becoming a safe and efficacious modality of treatment in the management of carotid artery stenosis. Although atherosclerosis is the predominant cause of this morbid disease, Takayasu arteritis assumes special importance in south east Asia. The diffuse nature of this disease with associated inflammation and scarring of the vessel make revascularisation difficult. We report a case of Takayasu arteritis in which a successful bilateral common carotid stenting was done in a single sitting.






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