Throughout the videos below you’ll get an overview of what to expect going into a TCAR case through both live demonstrations and procedural animation. You’ll hear from physicians who have experience with TCAR discuss their learning curve, recent data, comparisons of TCAR to carotid endarterectomy and transfemoral carotid artery stenting. They also share TCAR best practices, explain some of the benefits realized from a less invasive option for carotid intervention discuss the future of carotid intervention.
(Entire TCAR procedure walkthrough)
TCAR procedure walkthrough shown in cases filmed at UCSF Medical Center and Houston Methodist Hospital, including important clinical recommendations.
(TCAR procedure walkthrough, short version)
TCAR Procedure Walkthrough – Device & Patient Prep reviews recommendations for setting up the TCAR procedure, including a comprehensive review of the devices and supplies needed during the procedure, as well as the anatomical requirements for TCAR.
(Video 1/5 showing full TCAR procedure walkthrough)
TCAR Procedure Walkthrough – Surgical Cutdown & Femoral Access reviews the steps and recommendations associated with exposing the carotid artery and gaining access to the femoral vein.
(Video 2/5 showing full TCAR procedure walkthrough)
(Video 3/5 showing full TCAR procedure walkthrough)
(Video 4/5 showing full TCAR procedure walkthrough)
(Video 5/5 showing full TCAR procedure walkthrough)
TCAR Procedure Efficiencies
TCAR Procedure Animation. Watch this short video for details about how TCAR works.
By leveraging telehealth, doctors and patients can maintain the same level of communication while minimizing in person contact during TCAR consultations. Dr. Scott Berman highlights the benefits of these visits through their ability to provide virtual patient care.
Dr. Berman demonstrates how the TCAR toolkit allows doctors to provide visual elements during telehealth consultations, including animations of the TCAR procedure, comparisons between TCAR and CEA, and pamphlets for procedure preparation.