Tag: stenting

1. In patients receiving carotid stenosis treatment, transcarotid artery revascularization was associated with a significantly lower risk of stroke or death compared to transfemoral carotid artery stenting. Evidence Rating Level:2 (Good) Study Rundown: Transfemoral carotid artery stenting has served as an alternative approach to the standard of care, for patients requiring...
1. In this analysis of treatment patterns in the United States for the years prior to, and following, the Carotid Revascularization Endarterectomy vs. Stenting Trial (CREST), the use of carotid artery stenting (CAS) rose amongst patients 70 years and older despite the evidence for worse outcomes. 2. The increase in...
Image: PD 1. Rates of myocardial infarction, repeat vascularization and a composite of major adverse cardiac and cerebrovascular events were all significantly decreased with coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) compared to percutaneous coronary intervention at 5 years follow-up. 2. Rates of all-cause mortality and stroke did not differ significantly between...