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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Iowa Clinic, Heart & Vascular Care

West Des Moines, IA United States
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Bryan LGH Heart Institute

Lincoln, NE United States
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Harrisburg Hospital

Harrisburg, PA United States
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The Heart Center, PC

Kingsport, TN United States
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Recruitment Status: Open


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