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Twelve-month results of the Italian registry on protected CAS with the mesh-covered CGuard stent: the IRON-Guard study

EuroIntervention 2018;14:1150-1152 published online October 2018. DOI: 10.4244/EIJ-D-18-00241

Vascular and Endovascular Surgery Division, Department of Surgery “Paride Stefanini”, “Sapienza” University of Rome, Rome, Italy

Data on perioperative outcomes of new mesh-covered carotid stents have been presented, showing encouraging results1,2. Major complication rates in CGuard carotid artery stenting (CAS) procedures range from 0 to 2.5% at 30 days1,2. These data underline the feasibility and safety of the CGuard™ stent (InspireMD, Tel Aviv, Israel) in preventing off-table events in the so-called plaque healing period, that is to say after the intraoperative embolism risk has been overcome. The IRON-Guard registry2 has continued to collect data from the first 200 patients treated by CGuard stent implantation. The present paper reports the one-year follow-up data completed by all patients.

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