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Vertebral artery stenting basics

(A) Severe stenosis (arrow) of the proximal left vertebral artery. (B) Post-procedural angiogram following stenting of the lesion in (A). The stent can be easily seen (arrow). (Contributed by Dr. Camilo Gomez.)

Associated Disorders

  • Carotid atherosclerosis
  • Cerebrovascular disease
  • Coronary artery disease
  • Diabetes
  • Extracranial carotid artery occlusive disease
  • Intracranial atherothrombosis
  • Intracranial occlusive disease
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Peripheral vascular disease