CTA reformat is used for planning of carotid angioplasty and stenting (CAS).69-year-old male presents with left hemispheric TIA symptoms at increasing frequency. Carotid Doppler US and CTA neck show severe stenosis of left ICA with non-circumferential calcification of plaque at carotid bifurcation. Patient's medical comorbidities preclude carotid endarterectomy.
Principles of device selection based on lesion size, vessel diameter, and available example device choices. Use CTA reformat to measure:
Additional points to remember:
Case Carotid Angioplasty and Stenting (CAS): pre-o ... courtesy of Dr. Victor Yang, Radiopaedia.org