Effect of a balloon-expandable intracranial stent vs medical therapy on risk of stroke in patients with symptomatic intracranial stenosis: the VISSIT randomized clinical trial Article (Faculty180)

cited authors

  • Zaidat, Osama O O; Fitzsimmons, Brian- F; Woodward, Britton K; Wang, Zhigang; Killer-Oberpfalzer, Monika; Wakhloo, Ajay; Gupta, Rishi; Kirshner, Howard; Megerian, J T; Lesko, James; Pitzer, Pamela; Ramos, Jandira; Castonguay, Ali C; Barnwell, Stanley; Smith, Wade S; Gress, Da R


  • Intracranial stenosis is one of the most common etiologies of stroke. To our knowledge, no randomized clinical trials have compared balloon-expandable stent treatment with medical therapy in symptomatic intracranial arterial stenosis.

publication date

  • 2015

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  • 1240

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  • 8


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