TITLE

Stenting and endarterectomy for carotid artery stenosis did not differ for a composite of stroke, MI, or death

AUTHOR(S)
Kirshner, Howard S.
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;11/16/2010, Vol. 153 Issue 5, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the author's views on the impact of carotid artery stenting (CAS) and carotid endarterectomy (CEA) on the patients with extracranial carotid stenosis. A study called Carotid Revascularization Endarterectomy versus Stenting Trial (CREST) reveals that CAS and CEA do not cause dissimilar results for a composite of stroke, myocardial infarction, and death in patients with carotid stenosis at four years.
ACCESSION #
65456964

 

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