TITLE

Noninferiority was not shown between stenting and endarterectomy in severe symptomatic carotid stenosis

PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;Mar/Apr2007, Vol. 146 Issue 2, p33
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article cites a research study focusing on the benefits of stenting and endarterectomy in severe symptomatic carotid stenosis. The study was conducted through a randomized controlled trial. About 1200 patients, who had symptomatic stenosis in the past 180 days and severe ipsilateral carotid artery stenosis were screened for this study. It was concluded that in patients with severe symptomatic carotid stenosis, noninferiority was not shown between stenting and endarterectomy.
ACCESSION #
24685660

 

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