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020 Pilot study to assess the vascular response of the Wingspan intracranial stent system in the intracranial vessels of the canine
  1. A Turk III1,
  2. I Chaudry1,
  3. R Turner IV1,
  4. J Arends2
  1. 1Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
  2. 2Boston Scientific Corp, San Jose, California, USA

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Background: Current treatment for severe intracranial atherosclerotic disease (ICAD) consists of medical therapy, including management of hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes and other comorbidities as well as antiplatelet and antithrombotic therapy. Many practitioners are now advocating the use of intracranial stents to treat symptomatic ICAD. The goal of this study was to evaluate the …

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