Abstract:Background and PurposeThe number of acute and early stent occlusions after emergency stenting of the internal carotid artery (ICA) in patients with tandem lesions is unclear and only mentioned in a small number of publications, ranging from 0-20%. A recent article by Yilmaz et al. reported a high rate of acute in-stent occlusions of 45% within 72 h after deployment of CASPER dual layer stents. Methods All patients with acute ischemic stroke treated with a CASPER stent between August 2014 and April 2018 were re… Show more
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