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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)
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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