Chapter 14. Surgical and Interventional Treatment for Carotid Disease

  1. Larry B. Goldstein MD, FAAN, FAHA Professor of Medicine
  1. Kumar Rajamani MD and
  2. Seemant Chaturvedi MD, FAHA, FAAN Professor of Neurology

Published Online: 8 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444308198.ch14

A Primer on Stroke Prevention Treatment: An Overview Based on AHA/ASA Guidelines

A Primer on Stroke Prevention Treatment: An Overview Based on AHA/ASA Guidelines

How to Cite

Rajamani, K. and Chaturvedi, S. (2009) Surgical and Interventional Treatment for Carotid Disease, in A Primer on Stroke Prevention Treatment: An Overview Based on AHA/ASA Guidelines (ed L. B. Goldstein), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444308198.ch14

Editor Information

  1. Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA

Author Information

  1. Stroke Program and Department of Neurology, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 3 APR 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405186513

Online ISBN: 9781444308198

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Keywords:

  • Asymptomatic Carotid Atherosclerosis Study (ACAS);
  • symptomatic carotid stenosis;
  • absolute risk reduction (ARR);
  • carotid plaque ulceration;
  • carotid angioplasty and stenting (CAS);
  • Asymptomatic Carotid Surgery Trial (ACST)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • CEA for symptomatic carotid stenosis

  • Which patients benefit most from CEA?

  • CEA for asymptomatic carotid stenosis

  • Perioperative drug therapy

  • The risks associated with CEA

  • Carotid angioplasty and stenting (CAS)

  • Conclusions