Tag: asymptomatic carotid stenosis

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...

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...

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....
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New data find strong association between asymptomatic carotid stenosis and future...

Reporting a strong association between asymptomatic carotid stenosis and future stroke risk, Dominic Howard (Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, Oxford, UK) and colleagues write...