Table 3

Overview of the Carotid Stents in the Patient Cohort

Type of Carotid StentName (Company)n%
Closed cellCarotid Wallstent (Boston Scientific, Natick, MA)3419.1
Xact (Abbott Vascular, Abbott Park, IL)63.4
NexStent (Endotex/Boston Scientific, Natick, MA)147.9
Zilver Stent (Cook, Bloomington, IN)52.8
Open cellPrecise/Smart (Cordis, Miami Lakes, FL)3921.9
Protégé (ev3, Plymouth, MN)147.9
Acculink (Guidant/Abbott Vascular, Abbott Park, IL)3016.9
Conformexx/Vivexx (Bard, Covington, GA)126.7
Exponent (Medtronic, Minneapolis, MN)42.2
Sinus Carotid (Optimed, Ettlingen, Germany)42.2
CombinedCristallo Ideale (Invatec, Roncadelle, Italy)137.3
Balloon expandableTsunami (Terumo, Somerset, NJ)10.6
FlexMaster (Abbott Vascular, Abbott Park, IL)10.6
Cypher (Cordis, Miami Lakes, FL)10.6
Total178