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Proximal occlusion versus distal filter for cerebral protection during carotid stenting: updated meta-analysis of randomised and observational MRI studies

EuroIntervention 2015;11:238-246 published online ahead of print March 2015. DOI: 10.4244/EIJY15M03_01

1. Deutsches Herzzentrum München, Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany; 2. DZHK (German Centre for Cardiovascular Research), partner site Munich Heart Alliance, Munich, Germany; 3. Klinische Abteilung für Kardiologie, Universität Graz, Graz, Au

Aims: Proximal occlusion (PO) and distal filter (DF) serve for cerebral embolic protection during carotid artery stenting (CAS). New cerebral lesions at diffusion-weighted magnetic resona

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