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    Listen as two interventional cardiologists discuss how doctors learn procedures such as carotid artery stenting to improve treatment of stroke patients.

    SCAI Past President Dr. Jeffrey Popma interviews stroke intervention and neuro-rescue pioneer Dr. Christopher U. Cates about new simulation technology used for training doctors to perform carotid artery stenting. For some patients, carotid artery stenting is a good alternative to an open surgery called carotid endarterectomy to open blockages in the neck arteries and prevent stroke.

    Listen as two interventional cardiologists discuss how doctors learn procedures such as carotid artery stenting to improve treatment of stroke patients.