Tag: carotid artery stenosis

Sex found to be “important variable” in study and treatment of...

A systematic review and meta-analysis have demonstrated “convincing evidence” that sex differences exist in carotid atherosclerosis, with all types of plaque features—including those relating...

AI demonstrates potential to detect carotid artery disease on duplex ultrasound

A prospective study has demonstrated the potential feasibility, applicability and accuracy held by artificial intelligence (AI) in the detection of carotid artery disease on...
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Randomised trial finds carotid endarterectomy or stenting not superior to best...

Five-year outcomes of a multicentre, randomised controlled trial (RCT) indicate that carotid endarterectomy (CEA) or carotid artery stenting (CAS) are not superior to best...

Early TCAR results in higher ipsilateral postoperative stroke rates when compared...

Adham Elmously (New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, USA) presented outcomes of early transcarotid artery revascularisation (TCAR) versus carotid endarterectomy (CEA) after acute neurologic...

Carotid stenting demonstrates comparable short- and long-term results to endarterectomy

Pooled patient-level data from more than 2,500 asymptomatic, non-octogenarian subjects have shown that carotid artery stenting (CAS) achieved comparable short- and long-term results to...

Charing Cross audience as-yet unconvinced by data supporting transcarotid artery revascularisation

Audience polling during the Acute Stroke Challenges session at this year’s Charing Cross Symposium (CX 2022; 26–28 April, London, UK and virtual) revealed scepticism...
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Carotid stenosis in women: Should the approach differ?

The existing evidence on whether women with carotid stenosis experience inferior treatment outcomes compared to men is mixed—and this uncertainty is reflected in the...

New ESVS carotid guidelines: Key questions answered

Clark Zeebregts (University Medical Centre Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands) and Kosmas Paraskevas (Central Clinic of Athens, Athens, Greece) answer some key questions about the...

Study highlights need to extend scope of cerebrovascular health disparities research

A new research letter in Stroke outlines use of the novel National Institutes of Health (NIH) ‘All of Us’ research programme dataset of diverse...

SedLine-guided general anaesthesia may reduce post-carotid endarterectomy delirium

Masimo has announced the findings of a prospective study published in Frontiers in Neurology in which Na Xu and colleagues at Capital Medical University in Beijing,...
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TCAR may be associated with favourable outcomes for treatment of restenotic...

Transcarotid artery revascularisation (TCAR; Silk Road Medical) may be associated with favourable in-hospital outcomes for the treatment of restenotic carotid lesions after carotid endarterectomy...

Five-year ACST-2 results: Carotid artery surgery and stenting have similar long-term...

Carotid artery surgery and stenting have comparable long-term effects on fatal or disabling stroke in asymptomatic patients with severe carotid artery stenosis. That is...
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Treatment of asymptomatic carotid bifurcation occlusive disease and potential role of...

Peter A Schneider (San Francisco, USA) discusses the role stenting can play, alongside the existing best medical therapy, in treating asymptomatic carotid disease patients. Best...

USPSTF recommends against general screening for asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis

In a recommendation statement published on 2 February in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)...