The Roadsaver® carotid artery stent (Terumo Corp., Tokyo, Japan) has been introduced into clinical practice to increase plaque coverage during carotid artery stenting (CAS) thanks to its dual-layer design. Preliminary results have shown a good short-term clinical outcome1-3. However, longer-term clinical follow-up data are currently lacking. In addition, although some concern has been raised about the presence of a larger quantity of foreign material (double mesh) inside the carotid artery, no data are available about the Roadsaver stent restenosis rate.
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