Subrata Kar1, DO; Amar Krishnaswamy2, MD; Mehdi H. Shishehbor2, DO, MPH; Akin Cam2, MD; E. Murat Tuzcu2, MD; Deepak L. Bhatt3, MD, MPH; Christopher Bajzer2, MD; Samir R. Kapadia2*, MD
1. Department of Internal Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA; 2. Cardiovascular Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA; 3. Departments of Cardiology, VA Boston Healthcare System and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
Aims: Carotid artery stenting (CAS) prior to open-heart surgery may be a useful approach to minimise the risk of neurologic events in patients undergoing aortic valve replacement (AVR).