Translational Molecular Cardiovascular Research Program
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Acute Stroke and Emergency Carotid Intervention - Vascular News, BIBA Medical, London, UK
Hans-Henning Eckstein, Munich, Germany, and Hernan Bazan, New Orleans, USA, will participate in a session focusing on exciting progress in the treatment of acute strokes at the VEITHsymposium (17–21 November, New York, USA). Eckstein will discuss emergency carotid endarterectomy for stroke in evolution, when it is indicated and how it should be done; and Bazan will maintain that urgent endarterectomy and stenting are safe and without a bleeding risk after a small-to-moderate sized stroke is treated by thrombolysis. They summarised the two topics for Vascular News. Read the full article.
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