Balloon angioplasty after carotid stenting can increase risk of stroke


Mahmoud B Malas, director of Endovascular Surgery, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, USA, discusses his late-breaking trial, which was presented at SCAI 2013 (811 May 2013, Orlando, USA), on angioplasty following carotid stent deployment and the risk of restenosis and procedure-related stroke.