Last updated on February 2014

SAPPHIRE Worldwide: Stenting and Angioplasty With Protection in Patients At High-Risk for Endarterectomy

Brief description of study

The primary objective of this study is to assess the outcomes of stenting with distal protection in the treatment of obstructive carotid artery disease. The devices to be utilized are the Cordis PRECISE® Nitinol Stent Systems (5.5F and 6F) and the Cordis ANGIOGUARD™ XP Emboli Capture Guidewire (ECGW).

Detailed Study Description

Carotid Artery Stenting

Clinical Study Identifier: NCT00403078

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Ashish Parikh, M.D.

Christiana Care Health Services
Newark, DE United States
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Douglas Massop, MD

Iowa Clinic, Heart & Vascular Care
West Des Moines, IA United States
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Robert Hibbard, MD

Bryan LGH Heart Institute
Lincoln, NE United States
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Rajesh Dave, M.D.

Harrisburg Hospital
Harrisburg, PA United States
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Christopher Metzger, MD

The Heart Center, PC
Kingsport, TN United States
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