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October 27th, 2014

Selections from Richard Lehman’s Literature Review: October 27th

This week’s topics include behavioral counseling for those with CV risk factors, long-term outcomes after stenting vs. endarterectomy for treatment of symptomatic carotid stenosis, and more.


September 10th, 2010

Meta-Analysis Finds High Risk for Carotid Stenting in Older Patients

Carotid stenting should not be performed in patients age 70 years or older, according to the results of a new meta-analysis appearing in the Lancet. Researchers in the Carotid Stenting Trialists’ Collaboration combined data from 3433 patients with symptomatic carotid stenosis who were randomized to either endarterectomy or stenting in the EVA-3S, SPACE, and ICSS trials. At 120 […]