Tag: carotid endarterectomy

Female sex “should be considered an independent risk factor” for new...

A preliminary report lends evidence to support female sex being considered as an independent risk factor for new stroke occurrence after carotid revascularisation in...

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,...

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...

Silk Road Medical announces expanded Medicare coverage for TCAR in standard...

Silk Road Medical recently announced that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), through collaboration with the Society of Vascular Surgery’s Patient Safety...

ESVS publishes 2023 guidelines on management of atherosclerotic carotid and vertebral...

The European Society for Vascular Surgery (ESVS) has just released 2023 clinical practice guidelines on the management of atherosclerotic carotid and vertebral artery disease....

Perioperative outcomes of carotid endarterectomy not improved on dual versus single...

At the time of carotid endarterectomy (CEA), surgeons should consider single antiplatelet therapy (SAPT) rather than dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT). This is the conclusion...

Silk Road Medical announces FDA approval of expanded indications for the...

Silk Road Medical recently announced that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved expanded indications for the company's Enroute stent to include patients...

Randomised trial suggests carotid endarterectomy does not affect dementia risk

Carotid endarterectomy (CEA) does not appear to either reduce or increase the risk of dementia, despite it having been shown to reduce stroke risk....

InspireMD announces the inclusion of its CGuard carotid stent in CREST-2...

InspireMD has announced that its CGuard embolic prevention stent system (EPS) will be included as a device option for stenting in CREST-2 (Carotid revascularisation...

Expedited carotid artery surgery after index event “probably safer” than expedited...

A systematic review and meta-analysis of 71 studies suggests that, at present, carotid endarterectomy (CEA) is safer than carotid artery stenting (CAS) when performed...
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Cost-effectiveness of TCAR versus carotid endarterectomy addressed in new study

A cost-effectiveness model based on peer-reviewed sources suggests that, although five-year costs for transcarotid artery revascularisation (TCAR; Silk Road Medical) were higher than those for...

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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Women face increased risk of stroke and readmission after carotid interventions

A recent study has pointed to an increased risk of stroke in both asymptomatic and symptomatic female patients, as well as readmission in asymptomatic...

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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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...

First ever analysis of TCAR in standard surgical risk patients demonstrates...

Silk Road Medical has announced positive results from an independent analysis of standard surgical risk patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy (CEA) and transcarotid artery revascularisation...
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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...

Higher risk of periprocedural hazards for patients undergoing carotid interventions after...

A systematic review and meta-analysis has demonstrated that patients undergoing carotid interventions after thrombolysis have a higher risk of periprocedural hazards, compared with those...