Carotid Disease & Stroke
In patients with stable atherosclerotic vascular disease, treatment with low-dose rivaroxaban plus aspirin halved the incidence of ischemic...
CHICAGO – Expert estimates it takes 27 years’ worth of reinterventions to prevent one stroke.
CAS isn’t associated with a lower 30-day stroke risk than CEA for revascularization in patients with contralateral carotid occlusion.
DENVER – Meta-analysis shows 55% fewer disabling strokes with the left atrial appendage closure device, compared with warfarin.
Health agencies should take their cues from randomized clinical trial designs to avoid unintended consequences.
Tips & Tricks
Stent-graft coverage of the left subclavian artery (LSA) is often performed during TEVAR treatment of thoracic aortic pathologies and,...
To embolize or not to embolize ... that is the question when it comes to the management of carotid body tumors. Carotid body tumors (CBTs) are...
ANAHEIM, CALIF. – Dabigatran protected against thromboembolic events with less bleeding regardless of stent type, type of concomitant treatment,...
DENVER – SENIOR trial results spell end of the line for BMS.
The guidelines include strong recommendation for using a team-based approach for managing hypertension.