Carotid Artery Stenosis and Stroke: Prevention and Treatment Part I

Posted On 2020-11-09 16:03:13

The aim of the current series is to provide an outline of the various controversial issues and techniques, as well as to present the strengths and limitations of the various proposed diagnostic imaging modalities that need to be addressed by future research, thus optimizing stroke outcomes for patients.

Editorial on Carotid Artery Stenosis and Stroke: Prevention and Treatment Part I
Prevention and treatment of strokes associated with carotid artery stenosis: a research priority
Kosmas I. Paraskevas

Review Article on Carotid Artery Stenosis and Stroke: Prevention and Treatment Part I
CT imaging features of carotid artery plaque vulnerability
Alessandro Murgia, Marco Erta, Jasjit S. Suri, Ajay Gupta, Max Wintermark, Luca Saba

Management of asymptomatic carotid stenosis
J. David Spence

Management of internal carotid artery near-occlusion: the need for updated evidence
Constantine N. Antonopoulos, Alexandros Giosdekos, Spyridon N. Mylonas, Christos D. Liapis

Impact of cerebral ischemic lesions on the outcome of carotid endarterectomy
Rodolfo Pini, Andrea Vacirca, Sergio Palermo, Enrico Gallitto, Chiara Mascoli, Mauro Gargiulo, Gianluca Faggioli

Cholesterol, carotid artery disease and stroke: what the vascular specialist needs to know
Kosmas I. Paraskevas, Frank J. Veith, Hans-Henning Eckstein, Jean-Baptiste Ricco, Dimitri P. Mikhailidis

Magnetic resonance imaging of carotid plaques: current status and clinical perspectives
Mohamed Kassem, Alexandru Florea, Felix M. Mottaghy, Robert van Oostenbrugge, M. Eline Kooi

Timing of carotid endarterectomy and clinical outcomes
Bilal Azhar, Arsalan Wafi, James Budge, Ian Loftus

Management and prognosis of acute extracranial internal carotid artery occlusion
Lukas Mayer, Astrid Grams, Christian F. Freyschlag, Maria Gummerer, Michael Knoflach

The less invasive paradox, why carotid artery stenting is not suitable for the high-risk patient
Matthew Machin, Safa Salim, Sarah Onida, Alun Huw Davies

Why are we still debating criteria for carotid artery stenosis?
Victor J. Del Brutto, Heather L. Gornik, Tatjana Rundek

Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis and Risk of Stroke (ACSRS) study: what have we learned from it?
Kosmas I. Paraskevas, Andrew N. Nicolaides, Stavros K. Kakkos

The management of carotid restenosis: a comprehensive review
Francesco Stilo, Nunzio Montelione, Rosalinda Calandrelli, Marisa Distefano, Francesco Spinelli, Vincenzo Di Lazzaro, Fabio Pilato

Carotid intraplaque haemorrhage: pathogenesis, histological classification, imaging methods and clinical value
Mathilde Mura, Nellie Della Schiava, Anne Long, Erica N. Chirico, Vincent Pialoux, Antoine Millon

Personalized-medicine on carotid endarterectomy and stenting
Gaetano Lanza, David Giannandrea, Jessica Lanza, Stefano Ricci, Gian Franco Gensini

A pilot protocol and review of triple neuroprotection with targeted hypothermia, controlled induced hypertension, and barbiturate infusion during emergency carotid endarterectomy for acute stroke after failed tPA or beyond 24-hour window of opportunity
Sherif Sultan, Yogesh Acharya, Nora Barrett, Niamh Hynes

Carotid artery stenosis and inflammatory biomarkers: the role of inflammation-induced immunological responses affecting the vascular systems
Tissa Wijeratne, Rohit Menon, Carmela Sales, Leila Karimi, Sheila Crewther

Brain imaging biomarkers of carotid artery disease
Hediyeh Baradaran, Ajay Gupta

Treatment of the extracranial carotid artery in tandem lesions during endovascular treatment of acute ischemic stroke: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Joyce Hellegering, Maarten Uyttenboogaart, Reinoud P. H. Bokkers, Mostafa El Moumni, Clark J. Zeebregts, Maarten J. van der Laan

The conundrum of asymptomatic carotid stenosis—determinants of decision and evidence
José Fernandes e Fernandes, Luis Mendes Pedro, Isabel Gonçalves

Diabetes and carotid artery disease: a narrative review
Niki Katsiki, Dimitri P. Mikhailidis

Inflammation of carotid plaques and risk of cerebrovascular events
Pavel Poredos, Igor D. Gregoric, Mateja K. Jezovnik

The focused issue “Carotid Artery Stenosis and Stroke: Prevention and Treatment Part I” was commissioned by the editorial office, Annals of Translational Medicine without any sponsorship or funding. Kosmas I. Paraskevas is serving as the unpaid Guest Editor for the focused issue.