11. Cardiac Assessment in Carotid Artery Disease

  1. Michel Henry MD6,7,
  2. Edward B. Diethrich MD8 and
  3. Antonios Polydorou MD9
  1. Ad. Polydorou MD1,
  2. P. Megaloikonomos MD2,
  3. V. Polydorou MD3,
  4. Isabelle Henry MD4,
  5. Michel Henry MD6,7,
  6. Antonios Polydorou MD9 and
  7. T. Skandalakis MD, PhD5

Published Online: 17 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444329803.ch11

The Carotid and Supra-Aortic Trunks: Diagnosis, Angioplasty and Stenting, 2nd Edition

The Carotid and Supra-Aortic Trunks: Diagnosis, Angioplasty and Stenting, 2nd Edition

How to Cite

Polydorou, Ad., Megaloikonomos, P., Polydorou, V., Henry, I., Henry, M., Polydorou, A. and Skandalakis, T. (2011) Cardiac Assessment in Carotid Artery Disease, in The Carotid and Supra-Aortic Trunks: Diagnosis, Angioplasty and Stenting, 2nd Edition (eds M. Henry, E. B. Diethrich and A. Polydorou), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444329803.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 6

    Cabinet de Cardiologie, Nancy, France

  2. 7

    Apollo Clinic, Global Research Institute for Carotid and Peripheral Vascular Diseases, Hyderabad, India

  3. 8

    Arizona Heart Institute & Hospital, Phoenix, AZ, USA

  4. 9

    Panteleimon General Hospital, Athens, Greece

Author Information

  1. 1

    Cardiology Department, Air Force Hospital, Athens, Greece

  2. 2

    Cardiology Department, General Hospital of Athens “Evangelismos”, Athens, Greece

  3. 3

    2nd Internal Medicine Department, Air Force Hospital, Athens, Greece

  4. 4

    Interventional Cardiologist, Polyclinique Bois-Bernard, Bois - Bernard, France

  5. 5

    Department of Anatomy, Athens University Medical School, Athens, Greece

  6. 6

    Cabinet de Cardiologie, Nancy, France

  7. 7

    Apollo Clinic, Global Research Institute for Carotid and Peripheral Vascular Diseases, Hyderabad, India

  8. 9

    Panteleimon General Hospital, Athens, Greece

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 15 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405198547

Online ISBN: 9781444329803

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Keywords:

  • Carotid ultrasound;
  • Carotid angioplasty procedure;
  • Diagnosis of coronary heart disease;
  • coronary heart disease (CHD);
  • European Carotid Surgery Trial (ECST);
  • North American Symptomatic Carotid Endarterectomy Trial Collaborators (NASCET);
  • intima—media thickness (IMT);
  • low-density lipoprotein (LDL);
  • Carotid and Vertebral Artery Transluminal Angiography Study (CAVATAS);
  • coronary artery bypass graft (CABG)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Carotid ultrasound

  • Carotid angioplasty procedure

  • Diagnosis of coronary heart disease

  • Conclusions

  • References