Table 2:

Numbers and locations of NES on DWI after CAS in the 2 patient groups

Group 1 (n = 16)aGroup 2 (n = 16)bP Value
NES (No.) (%)
    No/yes6 (38%)/10 (62%)9 (56%)/7 (44%).72
    Single/multiple0 (0%)/10 (62%)3 (19%)/4 (25%).04
NES location (No.).004
    Target territoryc37
    Other territoriesd10
    Bothe60
  • a In this group, we catheterized the carotid artery with a 7F or 8F catheter manipulated over a 0.035-inch guidewire.

  • b In this group, we catheterized the carotid artery with a coaxial system in which a 7F or 8F catheter was used in conjunction with a 4F or 5F catheter.

  • c Territory of the treated carotid artery.

  • d Territories are outside the territory of the treated carotid artery.

  • e Target territory and the other territories.