endarterectomy


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surgical removal of the inner lining of an artery that is clogged with atherosclerosis

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It is possible that our sample of carotid endarterectomy patients already were at greater risk prior to surgery.
The preliminary results from a clinical trial, known as CREST (Carotid Revascularization Endarterectomy Versus Stenting Trial), were presented at the 2010 American Stroke Association International Stroke Conference in San Antonio and found CAS to be as safe and effective as surgical carotid endarterectomy.
In the new multi-center analysis, the largest to compare re-blockage rates after either procedure, 1,086 patients received stenting and 1,105 received endarterectomy.
Although the highly anticipated results from the decade-long Carotid Revascularization Endarterectomy vs.
A carotid endarterectomy is a surgical procedure to prevent stroke in which a surgeon removes fatty deposits from one of the two main arteries in the neck supplying blood to the brain.
Krenzer ME: Unplugging the mystery of carotid endarterectomy patient care.
Illness proxies were, for angioplasty, CABG, and pacemaker implantation, zip code-specific deaths per 10,000 residents with primary cause of death listed as ischemic heart disease; for carotid endarterectomy, incidence of death due to cerebrovascular disease; for hysterectomy, incidence of cervical and uterine cancer; and for mastectomy, incidence of breast cancer.
Carotid endarterectomy is a surgical procedure which removes an unwanted build-up of inflammatory cells, cholesterol and cellular debris known as plaque from the inner lining of the major arteries in the neck which supply blood to the brain.
For the second study, results showed that out of the total 181,200 carotid endarterectomy procedures (CEA) and 12,485 carotid artery stenting procedures (CAS), carotid artery stenting was associated with significantly higher costs than carotid endarterectomy.
PHILADELPHIA -- Carotid endarterectomy outcomes were comparable between patients with asymptomatic, 60%-69% carotid stenosis and those with more than that, a review of more than 6,000 patients showed.
The 12 articles discuss statins, new anticoagulants, indications for varicose vein surgery, remote endarterectomy of the superficial femoral artery, and total arch replacement.
7] Randomized trials of endarterectomy versus medical management were reported in 1973 and 1984 but showed no benefit with surgery, in part because of the high surgical morbidity and mortality.
In particular, he hopes the identification of lucent defects will lead to better-informed decisions about whether or not to resort to carotid endarterectomy surgery--which he says currently is overused--to clean out carotid arteries (SN: 2/8/86, p.
In the Gore EMPiRE Clinical Study, the safety and efficacy of the GORE Flow Reversal System during CAS was assessed in patients at high risk for carotid endarterectomy.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the RX ACCULINK Carotid Stent System for the treatment of patients with carotid artery disease who are at standard risk of adverse events from carotid endarterectomy (surgery).