Tag: CEA

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...

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....

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...

Interview: Combating the problem of spin, or overinterpretation, in RCTs

The presence of spin, or overinterpretation, in scientific papers that ultimately demonstrate statistically insignificant findings had been gnawing away at Thomas Forbes, MD, for...

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...

The top 10 most popular Vascular Specialist stories in September

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 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...

Analysis shows TCAR is more cost effective than CAS for carotid...

Transcarotid artery revascularization (TCAR) produces similar outcomes to the gold standard treatment for carotid stenosis—carotid endarterectomy (CEA)—but comes at a greater cost. This was...

USPSTF reaffirms 2014 recommendation against screening for asymptomatic carotid stenosis

The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) has recommended against screening for asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis in the general adult population—a reaffirmation of...

CEA provides inhibitive effect on stroke prevention for eight years over...

Carotid endarterectomy (CEA) has a small but significant effect on stroke prevention through eight years compared with no surgery, investigators who carried out a...

Study identifies disparities in early revascularization for symptomatic carotid stenosis

Data from a new study carried out in Texas found disparities in those undergoing early carotid revascularization along gender, race and ethnic lines. A research...

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...

CEA found to significantly improve neurocognitive function 30 days after procedure

Revascularization by way of carotid artery endarterectomy (CEA) is linked to significant improvements in neurocognitive function a month post- procedure across multiple domains, a...

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...

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...