Carotid stenosis: endarterectomy for asymptomatic carotid stenosis / Carotid stenosis: surgical Endarterectomy versus percutaneous Stenting
DISEASE INTERVENTION COMPARISON RESULTS
N Engl J Med. 2004 Oct 7;351(15):1493-501 Randomized Controlled Trial
IN stroke, ischemic, carotid stenosis, asymptomatic (80%) or symptomatic (50%) The Use of
carotid-artery stenting with an emboli-protection device
As Treatment, Acute
Is better Than
endarterectomy
To reduce major cardiovascular events at 1 year (death, stroke or perioperatory infarction): 12.2% stent VS 20.1% endarcterectomy, p NS