Chapter 18. Carotid Intervention

  1. Thach N. Nguyen MD, FACC, FACP, FSCAI Editorial Consultant Honorary Professor of Medicine Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine Director of Cardiology5,6,7,8,9,10,11,
  2. Antonio Colombo MD Director12,
  3. Dayi Hu MD, FACC, FHRS, FESC Director Dean President President-Elect13,14,15,16,17,
  4. Cindy L. Grines MD Editor-in-Chief Vice Chief of Academic Affairs6,18 and
  5. Shigeru Saito MD, FACC, FSCAI, FJCC Director of Cardiology President of NPO TRI International Network19
  1. Kasja Rabe MD1,
  2. Jennifer Franke MD1 and
  3. Horst Sievert MD Professor of Medicine Director2,3,4

Published Online: 6 MAY 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312584.ch18

Practical Handbook of Advanced Interventional Cardiology: Tips and Tricks, Third Edition

Practical Handbook of Advanced Interventional Cardiology: Tips and Tricks, Third Edition

How to Cite

Rabe, K., Franke, J. and Sievert, H. (2007) Carotid Intervention, in Practical Handbook of Advanced Interventional Cardiology: Tips and Tricks, Third Edition (eds T. N. Nguyen, A. Colombo, D. Hu, C. L. Grines and S. Saito), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312584.ch18

Editor Information

  1. 5

    Journal of Geriatric Cardiology, China

  2. 6

    Journal of Interventional Cardiology, USA

  3. 7

    Capital University of Medical Sciences, Beijing, China

  4. 8

    The Institute of Geriatric Cardiology, General Hospital of the Chinese People's Liberation Army, Beijing, China

  5. 9

    Nanjing University Hospital, Nanjing, China

  6. 10

    Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, USA

  7. 11

    Community Healthcare System, St Mary Medical Center, Hobart, IN, USA

  8. 12

    EMO Centro Cuore Columbus, San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, Milan, Italy

  9. 13

    Heart Center of People's Hospital of Peking University, Beijing, China

  10. 14

    Medical College of Shanghai, Tongji University, Beijing, China

  11. 15

    Chinese College of Cardiovascular Physician (CCCP), Beijing, China

  12. 16

    Chinese Heart Rhythm Society (CHRS), Beijing, China

  13. 17

    Chinese Society of Cardiology (CSC), Beijing, Beijing, China

  14. 18

    William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, USA

  15. 19

    Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, Shonan Kamakura General Hospital, Kamakura, Japan

Author Information

  1. 1

    CardioVascular Center Frankfurt, Sankt Katharinen Seckbacher, Frankfurt, Germany

  2. 2

    CardioVascular Center Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany

  3. 3

    Peripheral Vascular Interventions and for Structural Heart Defects, Washington Heart Center, USA

  4. 4

    Structural Heart Disease, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Washington, DC, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 MAY 2009
  2. Published Print: 31 OCT 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405169554

Online ISBN: 9781444312584



  • carotid Intervention;
  • cerebrovascular strokes;
  • surgical endarterectomy;
  • carotid bifurcation;
  • external carotid artery (ECA);
  • distal embolisation;
  • post-stent deployment;
  • carotid angiography;
  • activated clotting time (ACT)


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • General Overview

  • Advantages of the Percutaneous Approach

  • Indications and Contra-indications

  • Standard Pre- and Postoperative Procedures

  • Carotid Stenting Step By Step

  • Cerebral Protection Devices

  • Filter Devices

  • Occlusion Devices

  • Self-expandable Stents

  • Complications

  • Future Directions

  • References