Tag: Carotid stenosis

Report: Safely executing CEA during COVID-19

A carotid endarterectomy (CEA) carried out on a 71-year-old stroke patient who tested positive for COVID-19 is highlighted in a recent case report as an...

‘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,...

TCAR outperforms transfemoral carotid artery stenting, ‘significantly’ lowering stroke and death...

A study that set out to determine whether there was a lesser stroke or death risk by deploying transcarotid artery revascularization (TCAR) over the...

Minority of patients in population of 4M demonstrate rapid progress of...

PALM BEACH, Fla.—While the overall incidence of rapid carotid stenosis progression is low, patients who show any degree of a worsening condition may warrant...

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...