Tag: Carotid disease

TCAR: First patient enrolled in ROADSTER 3 post-approval study

Silk Road Medical has announced enrollment of the first patient in ROADSTER 3, which the company claims is the the first prospective, multicenter, single-arm...

Female sex ‘should be considered an independent risk factor’ for new...

A preliminary report lends evidence to support female sex being considered as an independent risk factor for new stroke occurrence after carotid revascularization in...

Study of post-carotid endarterectomy surveillance prompts protocol discussion

The results of an analysis of nearly 2,000 carotid endarterectomies (CEAs) “challenge the notion” that patients benefit significantly from the current post-operative surveillance guidelines,...

Low rate of new white lesions detected after TCAR using diffusion-weighted...

New white lesions are not a common occurrence in patients who have undergone transcarotid artery revascularization (TCAR), a study in which patients were assessed...

Silk Road to evaluate TCAR in standard surgical risk patients with...

Silk Road Medical today announced a post-market study to evaluate the transcarotid artery revascularization (TCAR) system in the treatment of standard surgical risk patients...

Early TCAR results in higher ipsilateral postoperative stroke rates when compared...

Adham Elmously, MD, a fellow at New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, is set to present outcomes of early transcarotid artery revascularization (TCAR) vs....

SVS has patient resources and guidelines on strokes

May was Stroke Awareness Month, and the Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) and SVS Foundation offer educational resources for Society members to provide as...

A new pathway for preventing dementia?

Craig Weinkauf, MD, is leading a trial looking into a connection between Alzheimer's and carotid stenosis. ‘We want to try to quantify the brain:...

Research indicates low stroke risk and benefit of medication alone in...

The risk of having a future stroke caused by asymptomatic carotid stenosis is “so low” that most patients with this condition could potentially be treated with...

Expanded Medicare coverage for TCAR in standard surgical risk patients...

Silk Road Medical today announced that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), through collaboration with the Society of Vascular Surgery's Patient Safety...

Silent coronary ischemia: FFRCT reduces cardiac death, myocardial infarction in carotid...

Diagnosis of silent, or unsuspected, coronary ischemia in patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy (CEA) using fractional flow reserve-computed tomography (FFRCT), with selective postoperative coronary revascularization,...

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. The...

FDA approves expanded indications for TCAR’s Enroute stent

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved expanded indications for the Enroute stent system—part of the transcarotid artery revascularization (TCAR) procedure—to include patients at...

Increased market competition linked to higher odds of revascularization among asymptomatic...

A vascular surgery research team with a growing reputation for its work investigating appropriateness in care in the peripheral vascular bed recently uncovered an...

Worldwide TCAR analysis provides ‘roadmap’ to evaluate future training approaches

An analysis of the worldwide experience of transcarotid artery revascularization (TCAR) has produced key objective proficiency metrics and an analytic framework to assess adequate...

Study highlights need to extend scope of cerebrovascular health disparities research

A new research letter in Stroke outlines use of the novel National Institutes of Health (NIH) All of Us research program dataset of diverse...

VESS 2022: Novel use of TCAR to treat complex brachiocephalic disease...

A "unique" case series of patients undergoing transcarotid artery revascularization (TCAR) in which the system was put to novel use for proximal intervention or...

TCAR affords greater quality-adjusted life years than carotid endarterectomy, cost-effectiveness model...

A cost-effectiveness model based on peer-reviewed sources suggests that although five-year costs for transcarotid artery revascularization (TCAR) were higher than those for carotid endarterectomy (CEA), TCAR afforded...

SVS issues new guidelines covering carotid disease and popliteal aneurysms

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) has released updated clinical practice guidelines for the management of extracranial cerebrovascular disease and popliteal artery aneurysms in...
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Canadian Vascular: Spin in RCTs

A large proportion of statistically nonsignificant randomized controlled trials (RCTs) yielded interpretations that were inconsistent with their results, according to an analysis of 31...

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Five-year data from the ACST-2 trial comparing carotid endarterectomy and carotid artery stenting, a report from the Crawford Forum at the 2021 Vascular Annual...

‘TCAR yields high technical success with an extraordinarily low stroke and...

Outcomes in a cohort of patients who consented to one year of follow-up after transcarotid revascularization (TCAR) treatment for carotid stenosis in the ROADSTER...

TCAR may be associated with favorable outcomes in restenotic carotid lesions,...

Transcarotid artery revascularization (TCAR) may be associated with favorable in-hospital outcomes for the treatment of restenotic carotid lesions after carotid endarterectomy (CEA), suggests a...

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 the finding of...

Females were 30% less likely to undergo surgery for PAD, national...

A review of more than 1 million patients receiving vascular surgery over a 16-year period identified significant sex-related disparities in the treatment of abdominal...

Carotid endarterectomy shows ‘improved long-term durability’ over transfemoral carotid artery stenting

An increased postoperative stroke rate associated with transfemoral carotid artery stenting “seems to extend up to five years’ follow-up” compared to carotid endarterectomy. This...

SVS releases updated clinical practice guidelines covering carotid 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...

A lifetime of achievement: Former SVS president looks back on career...

The first time Bruce A. Perler, MD, attended the Southern Association for Vascular Surgery (SAVS) annual meeting, he was a young faculty member who...

TCAR vs CEA: Research shows fewer myocardial infarctions after TCAR with...

A Vascular Quality Initiative (VQI) analysis uncovered a reduction in the risk of myocardial infarction after transcarotid artery revascularization (TCAR) compared to carotid endarterectomy...

SVS solicits comments on clinical practice guidelines covering carotid disease

The Society for Vascular Surgery (SVS) is seeking comments by Feb. 24 on proposed clinical practice guidelines for the management of extracranial cerebrovascular disease—which...

Study: The ‘successful’ operation of TCAR in a community practice setting

A research team in Dallas demonstrated the successful operation of transcarotid artery revascularization (TCAR) in a community practice setting, reporting results in line with...

Unveiling an AI-driven risk stratification tool to attain better stroke prediction

It’s one of the most intractable areas of focus in all of vascular disease, and the source of—inarguably, Brajesh K. Lal, MBBS, emphasizes—the most...

‘Risk prediction models can be used for targeted screening for asymptomatic...

Most prediction models can “reliably” identify individuals at high risk of significant asymptomatic carotid stenosis (ACS), a new study shows. Michael H. F. Poorthuis, MD,...

Patients with asymptomatic severe carotid stenosis may be successfully managed medically,...

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo.—High-risk patients with asymptomatic severe carotid stenosis may be successfully managed medically, delegates at the winter meeting of the Vascular & Endovascular...