Tag: carotid endarterectomy

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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...

First ever analysis of TCAR in standard surgical risk patients demonstrates...

Silk Road Medical has announced positive results from an independent analysis of standard surgical risk patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy (CEA) and transcarotid artery revascularisation...

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...

TCAR associated with “promising early and late outcomes”, pooled data suggest

A systematic review and meta-analysis has found that transcarotid artery revascularisation (TCAR) is associated with “promising early and late outcomes” in patients with internal...

TCAR a “phenomenal alternative” to carotid endarterectomy for high-risk patients

Keith Calligaro (Philadelphia, USA) interviews Vikram Kashyap (Cleveland, USA) for VEITHtv at VEITHsymposium 2019 (19–23 November, New York, USA) about whether transcarotid artery revascularisation (TCAR) might replace carotid...

TCAR “combines best of both worlds” but carotid endarterectomy “remains the...

Ali AbuRahma (Charleston, USA) moderates a panel for VEITHtv where he is joined by Mahmoud Malas (San Diego, USA) and Enrico Ascher (New York, USA), to...

Favorable outcomes with TCAR versus carotid endarterectomy in patients with carotid...

Silk Road Medical announced the presentation of real-world data for the treatment of patients with carotid artery disease at risk for stroke at the...

Protamine use found to significantly reduce reoperations for patients who undergo...

Reoperations for bleeding are cut in half among patients who receive protamine during carotid endarterectomy, a new study has found. That was the main...

Ultrasound surveillance following carotid endarterectomy “costly and unlikely to improve outcomes”

According to a recent study, ultrasound surveillance following carotid endarterectomy is “costly and unlikely to improve outcomes or affect management,” even if over 80%...

Similar in-hospital major outcomes of TCAR and carotid endarterectomy

Major adverse events in patients undergoing transcarotid artery revascularisation (TCAR) were similar to those receiving a carotid endarterectomy, a study has found, despite the...