Response by Behme to Letter Regarding Article, “Emergent Carotid Stenting After Thrombectomy in Patients With Tandem Lesions”
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First, I would like to thank Drs Poppe, Raymond, and Stapf for their thoughtful comments and their proposed ideas.
Of course treatment of tandem lesions should be evidence based, and ideally 1 treatment strategy will turn out as the right one in the end. However, as described by Dr Ribo and me, several factors are influencing the treatment decision, and multiple treatment options exist.1
Not only the options of immediate and delayed stenting but also balloon angioplasty alone, surgery (acute versus delayed) or even total occlusion of the ICA. In addition, all …