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Multiple Retinal Emboli Following a New Carotid Stenting Procedure

By Richard J. Hesse, Anthony J. Culotta, Stephen R. Ramee and Zola N'Dandu


This report discusses the observation of multiple retinal emboli following placement of a new carotid stenting device. Especially dense plaques in the carotid artery can shatter into dust-like particles that may be fine enough to penetrate the filter of the new device, thus posing the danger of retinal perfusion

Topics: Case Report
Publisher: Ochsner Clinic, L.L.C. and Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation
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