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Disease or Condition
Heart / Stent
Data collection of outcomes of patinets with carotid artery stenosis using metal coil system or embolic protection system (Heart / Stent)
The primary objective of this study is to collect data about patients' medical experiences and conditions following treatment of carotid artery stenosis (narrowing) using one of Abbott Vascular's carotid artery stent (metal coil) systems and embolic (blood clot) protection systems.
Patient or patient’s legally authorized representative provided informed consent.
Patient is considered at high risk for carotid endarterectomy (CEA)
Patient requires percutaneous carotid angioplasty and stenting for carotid artery disease.
Patient’s physician intends to use an RX Acculink with the RX Accunet or an Xact with the Emboshield in the carotid artery.
Adolescents under 18 years and pregnant women.
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford