Tag: carotid artery stenting

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...

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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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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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...
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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...

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...

SVS releases updated clinical practice guidelines on extracranial cerebrovascular disease

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) has released updated clinical practice guidelines accompanied by an implementation document on the management of patients with extracranial...

Reimbursement for CAS in the USA could be tied to accountability

 Recent technological advancements, including the use of micromesh stents, greater adoption of proximal protection and new techniques such as transcarotid artery revascularisation (TCAR) are taking...