• Course 14: Carotid Artery Disease

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    Editor: Michael R. Jaff, DO, FACP, FACC
    Stroke is the third leading cause of death and is the most common cause of permanent disability. Carotid artery stenting (CAS) has emerged as an alternative revascularization strategy to carotid endarterectomy for patients with carotid stenosis. This module illustrates the current status and technical considerations of CAS.