VISSIT Intracranial Stent Study for Ischemic Therapy "VISSIT"


Phase 2/3 Results



  • Berkefeld J, Hamann GF, du Mesnil R, Kurre W, Steinmetz H, Zanella FE, Sitzer M. [Endovascular treatment for intracranial stenoses. A common statement by neurologists and neuroradiologists] Nervenarzt. 2006 Dec;77(12):1444-55. Review. German. Pubmed ID:17119891
  • Chimowitz MI, Lynn MJ, Howlett-Smith H, Stern BJ, Hertzberg VS, Frankel MR, Levine SR, Chaturvedi S, Kasner SE, Benesch CG, Sila CA, Jovin TG, Romano JG; Warfarin-Aspirin Symptomatic Intracranial Disease Trial Investigators. Comparison of warfarin and aspirin for symptomatic intracranial arterial stenosis. N Engl J Med. 2005 Mar 31;352(13):1305-16. Pubmed ID:15800226
  • Derdeyn CP, Chimowitz MI. Angioplasty and stenting for atherosclerotic intracranial stenosis: rationale for a randomized clinical trial. Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2007 Aug;17(3):355-63, viii-ix. Review. Pubmed ID:17826637
  • Fiorella D, Chow MM, Anderson M, Woo H, Rasmussen PA, Masaryk TJ. A 7-year experience with balloon-mounted coronary stents for the treatment of symptomatic vertebrobasilar intracranial atheromatous disease. Neurosurgery. 2007 Aug;61(2):236-42; discussion 242-3. Pubmed ID:17762735
  • Fiorella D, Woo HH. Emerging endovascular therapies for symptomatic intracranial atherosclerotic disease. Stroke. 2007 Aug;38(8):2391-6. Epub 2007 Jun 21. Review. No abstract available. Pubmed ID:17585085

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