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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 304320, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/304320
Review Article

Role of Stenting for Intracranial Atherosclerosis in the Post-SAMMPRIS Era

1Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
2Neurological Surgery and Radiology, Division of Cerebrovascular and Skull Base Surgery, Department of Neurosurgery, University of Virginia Health System, P.O. Box 800212, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA

Received 3 October 2013; Accepted 30 October 2013

Academic Editor: Steven J. Monteith

Copyright © 2013 Dale Ding et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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