Tag: carotid disease

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...
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Age is just a number: Individual patient data meta-analysis probes safety...

A newly published meta-analysis of individual patient data has found that older patients with symptomatic carotid disease are likely to benefit as much from...
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Endarterectomy and TCAR ‘continue to show superior outcomes’ to transfemoral stenting

Researchers led by a vascular team in Indianapolis found that carotid endarterectomy (CEA) remains the most-used strategy in carotid revascularisation, with CEA and transcarotid...

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...

Study of post-carotid endarterectomy surveillance prompts protocol discussion

The results of an analysis of nearly 2,000 carotid endarterectomies (CEAs) “challenge the notion” that patients benefit significantly from the current postoperative surveillance guidelines,...

Low rate of new white lesions detected after TCAR using diffusion-weighted...

New white lesions are not a common occurrence in patients who have undergone transcarotid artery revascularisation (TCAR), a study in which patients were assessed...

A new pathway for preventing dementia?

Craig Weinkauf (Tucson, USA) is leading a trial looking into a connection between Alzheimer's disease and carotid stenosis. "We want to try to quantify...

Research indicates low stroke risk and benefit of medication alone in...

The risk of having a future stroke caused by asymptomatic carotid stenosis is “so low” that most patients with this condition could potentially be...

CX 2022: Acute stroke programme seeks to evaluate study data and...

Barbara Rantner (Munich, Germany) previews the Acute Stroke Challenges programme at CX 2022—a two-hour session featuring several debates and audience polls on carotid disease...

Increased market competition linked to higher odds of revascularisation among asymptomatic...

A vascular surgery research team with a growing reputation for its work investigating appropriateness in care in the peripheral vascular bed recently uncovered an...

TCAR yields “high technical success, with an extraordinarily low stroke and...

Outcomes in a cohort of patients who consented to one year of follow-up after transcarotid revascularisation (TCAR; Silk Road Medical) treatment for carotid stenosis...
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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...