Tag: carotid

LINC 2024: C-GUARDIANS data represent lowest event rates in published trials...

New data from the C-GUARDIANS pivotal investigational device exemption (IDE) trial support consideration of carotid artery stenting (CAS) with the CGuard embolic prevention stent...

Debates, case carousel and European first head up CX carotid and...

The programme for the 2024 Charing Cross (CX) symposium (23–25 April, London, UK) will see the topics of acute stroke care, carotid disease and...

New data underscore physician experience levels required to derive benefit from...

Data from a new study that maps out the levels at which adverse postoperative events decrease following transfemoral carotid artery stenting (TfCAS) based on...

ISC 2024 examines TCAR ‘explosion’ alongside advances in intensive medical therapy

This year’s International Stroke Conference (ISC; 7–9 February, Phoenix, USA) hosted discussions on the current state of play in carotid stenosis treatment—and, most notably,...

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...

Midterm CARAS study results show cerebral ischaemic event incidence “should not...

The final publication of midterm results from the observational CARAS study suggest that cerebral ischaemic event (CIE) incidence in asymptomatic carotid stenosis patients “should...

No increased risk of complications found with transradial access for carotid...

Carotid artery stenting (CAS) delivered via transradial artery access has demonstrated no increased risk of stroke, death, myocardial infarction, transient ischaemic attack, or access...
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Evidence, timing and medical therapy: Key carotid questions addressed at VSASM...

Extolling the benefits of evidence-based practice, timely surgical intervention and intensive medical therapy, Dominic PJ Howard (Oxford, UK) spoke at the recent Vascular Society...

CX 2024: New technologies and “special cases” underpin carotid and acute...

With a renewed focus on challenging cases, novel technologies and, overall, the most pressing issues in carotid treatments and acute stroke care, the 2024...

No relationship found between DW-MRI lesions and long-term stroke risk following...

A secondary analysis of existing clinical trial data has indicated that new ischaemic brain lesions detected via diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (DW-MRI) following carotid...

Young endarterectomy patients more likely to experience restenosis and late neurological...

Data from the US Vascular Quality Initiative (VQI) have indicated that younger patients (aged ≤55 years) who undergo a carotid endarterectomy (CEA) procedure face an...

Interim data find “no evidence of benefit” for carotid revascularisation additional...

Interim results from the ECST-2 randomised controlled trial (RCT) have shown no evidence that carotid stenosis patients with a low-to-intermediate stroke risk, treated with...

Medical therapy improvements mean “the time has come” to reconduct prior...

“The time has definitely come to look at the evidence, and redo these studies,” posited Alun Davies (Imperial College London, London, UK), putting forward...

Distal embolic protection linked to significantly better outcomes in carotid stenting

Distal embolic protection using a filter has been associated with improved transfemoral carotid artery stenting (tfCAS) outcomes in terms of in-hospital stroke and death...

Equivalency to clinical practice “varies considerably” across recent carotid intervention trials

The external validity—in other words, the transferability to real-world clinical practice—of contemporary randomised controlled trials (RCTs) investigating carotid artery stenosis interventions “varies considerably”, as...
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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...

Smartphone video may offer non-invasive stroke screening option

Motion analysis of video recorded on a smartphone accurately detected narrowed carotid arteries, according to new research published in the Journal of the American Heart...

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...

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...

Worldwide TCAR analysis provides “roadmap” to evaluate future training approaches

An analysis of the worldwide experience of transcarotid artery revascularisation (TCAR) has produced key objective proficiency metrics and an analytic framework to assess adequate...