Tag: CAS

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...

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....
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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...

Few cases and short timeframe required to overcome learning curve with...

A retrospective analysis of a prospectively maintained database has found that robot-assisted carotid artery stenting (CAS) is both safe and effective. Writing in Neurosurgical...

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...

Robocath successfully performs first carotid stenting in France with R-One robot

Robocath today announced its successful first robotic carotid stenting at Rennes University Hospital. This breakthrough in the neurovascular field was performed on 16 November...
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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...