Asymptomatic Carotid Surgery Trial "ACST"


Phase N/A Results

Summary of Purpose

To compare the efficacy of carotid endarterectomy (CAE) performed in conjunction with best medical treatment (BMT) with that of BMT alone in prolonging stroke-free survival time in patients with asymptomatic carotid stenosis.

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 19 June 2009.

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Trial Basics



  • Stroke Association of Great Britain and Ireland, Northwest Thames Regional Research Fund

Trial Design

International, multi-center, prospective, randomized trial.


  • Steven Robertson, Trial Manager Phone +44(0) 20 8725-3746. Fax +44(0)20 8725-3782. E-mail ACST Office Department of Cardiological Sciences St Georges Hospital Medical School Cranmer Terrace London SW17 0RE UK