Embolic protection and platelet inhibition during renal artery stenting Article (Faculty180)

cited authors

  • Cooper, Christopher J; Haller, S T; Colyer, William; Steffes, Michael; Burket, Mark W; Thomas, William J; Safian, Robert; Reddy, Bhagat; Brewster, Pamela; Ankenbrandt, M A; Virmani, Renu; Dippel, Eric; Rocha-Singh, Krishna; Murphy, Timothy P; Kennedy, David J; Shapiro, Joseph I; D'Agostino, Ralph D; Pencina, Michael J; Khuder, Sadik


  • Preservation of renal function is an important objective of renal artery stent procedures. Although atheroembolization can cause renal dysfunction during renal stent procedures, whether adjunctive use of embolic protection devices or glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors improves renal function is unknown.

publication date

  • 2008

published in

start page

  • 2752

end page

  • 60


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