Tag: carotid endarterectomy

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...