Tag: carotid stenosis

Measuring plaque inflammation via SCAIL scores may improve carotid stenosis risk...

The use of a relatively novel scoring system, referred to as Symptomatic carotid atheroma inflammation lumen-stenosis (SCAIL), has produced favourable predictive qualities versus the...

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...

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...