Posts Tagged ‘CREST’

May 9th, 2011

Higher Periprocedural Risk for Stroke Found in Women Undergoing Carotid Stenting

The periprocedural risk for stroke is higher among women undergoing carotid artery stenting than among those undergoing carotid endarterectomy, according to new results from the Carotid Revascularization Endarterectomy versus Stenting Trial (CREST) published online in the Lancet Neurology. The same pattern was not found in men. Last year, the main results from CREST showed no overall […]