Tag: CAS

Endarterectomy and TCAR “continue to show superior outcomes” to transfemoral stenting

Researchers led by a vascular team in Indianapolis found that carotid endarterectomy (CEA) remains the most-used strategy in carotid revascularisation, with CEA and transcarotid...

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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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...
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Breakthrough designation for a new drug-eluting stent from Cook Medical, a meta-analysis on the safety of expedited carotid artery surgery vs. expedited stenting after...

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...

New Vascular Ultrasound Registry launched, will initially focus on carotid artery...

The registry will combine noninvasive, vascular ultrasound testing data with vascular treatment and outcomes data, making it possible to analyse the relationships between diagnosis...

Silk Road Medical appoints Tammy Leitsinger to serve as vice president,...

Silk Road Medical has announced the appointment of Tammy Leitsinger to the position of vice president, Medical Affairs and Professional Education. In this new role, Leitsinger...

ACT 1 subgroup analysis shows benefit of carotid artery stenting for...

New ACT 1 subgroup analysis demonstrates that in female patients the rate of ipsilateral stroke is lower with carotid artery stenting (CAS) compared with...