Published in Heart Disease Weekly, July 2nd, 2006
Study 1: Treatment of carotid artery disease with the Exponent carotid stent combined with distal protection from the Interceptor Filter System is effective and safe.
According to recent research in the American Journal of Neuroradiology, "Carotid artery stent placement may be limited by the embolization of atheromatous material. We evaluated the safety and feasibility of the Medtronic Self-Expanding Carotid Stent (Exponent) in combination with the Medtronic Interceptor Carotid Filter System for the treatment of carotid stenosis among patients at high risk for...
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