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Rajeev Gupta • Aug 6, 2016 • 9:40 pm

The ostial lesions commonly have significant fibrous tissue, and therefore for optimal deployment of the stent, the following techniques could be considered:
1. Liberal use of cutting balloons.
2.In lieu of positioning the stents's proximal end at the edge of the lesion, it may be useful to take the stent well …

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Rajeev Gupta • Aug 6, 2016 • 8:48 pm

In real-world practice, the conservative approach in women with STEMI is commoner (most probably a prudent approach), largely in view of greater comorbidites. In fact, at times aggressive approach could be counter-productive. Moreover women experience greater side-effects with medical therapies like bleeding with dual anti-platelets and disturbing cough with …

about "Too little too late for young women with STEMI"

Rajeev Gupta • Aug 6, 2016 • 7:54 pm

It is important to realize, the benefits of CAS are limited to extracranial carotid stenosis only (and not to intracranial carotid stenosis, as shown in SAMMPRIS trial)
Reference:
1. Chimowitz MI, Lynn MJ, Derdeyn CP, et al. Stenting versus aggressive medical therapy for intracranial arterial stenosis. N Engl J Med 2011;365:993-1003

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