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Recommendation details

Recommendation ID: IPG429/1
Question: Endovascular stent insertion for intracranial atherosclerotic disease should only be used in the context of research. Research should clearly define patient selection and be designed to provide outcome data based on follow-up of at least 2 years.
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notes (if applicable):
Current evidence on the efficacy of endovascular stent insertion for intracranial atherosclerotic disease shows no substantial differences in clinical outcomes compared with medical treatment after 1??2 years. Evidence on its safety shows that there is a significant risk of periprocedural stroke and death.

Source guidance details

Comes from guidance: Endovascular stent insertion for intracranial atherosclerotic disease
Number: IPG429
Date issued: Jul 2012

Research needed into:

Effectiveness of treatment: No
Cost of treatment: No
Implementation of treatment: No
Quality of life: No
Methods of research: No

Other details

Is this a recommendation for the use of a technology only in the context of research?: No
Is it a recommendation that suggests collection of data or the establishment of a register?: No
Recommendation priority: Unrated
Recommendation status: Research Pending
Notes: 0
Date this record updated: 31-08-2012

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