- Stenting, Surgery Similar in Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis
- LOS ANGELES — Carotid stenting was noninferior to endarterectomy in asymptomatic patients younger than age 80 years with significant carotid stenosis in the ACT 1 study. Presenting the study here at the International Stroke Conference (ICS) 2016, ...
- Vascular surgery safer than stenting for older patients with carotid stenosis
- Vascular surgery appears to be safer than stenting for patients over 70 years of age with carotid stenosis, or a blockage of the carotid arteries in the neck, according to new findings published today in the Lancet.
- Stenting and endarterectomy have similar outcomes in asymptomatic patients
- During a five-year follow-up period, asymptomatic patients with severe carotid stenosis had similar rates of stroke and survival whether they underwent carotid artery stenting with embolic protection or carotid endarterectomy.
- Carotid Stenosis for Stroke Prevention: Both Surgery and Stenting Give Long
- Dr. Brott: Revascularization for carotid artery stenosis is the accepted treatment for symptomatic patients with >50% stenosis and for asymptomatic patients with >70% stenosis. The original CREST report in 2010 showed both surgery and stenting were the ...
- Wellmont cardiologist published in national journal
- “This trial will influence how patients with asymptomatic carotid stenosis are treated throughout the world,” said Jerry Blackwell, M.D., the heart institute's president.
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