To assess complications and early outcome for patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy (CEA) with contralateral internal carotid artery occlusion and compare them with those of patients with no contralateral occlusion.
- Endarterectomy, carotid (CEA)Procedure/Surgery
Intervention Desc: Surgical therapy to remove atherosclerotic plaque in narrowed carotid arteries.
Prospective, multi-center trial of 700 patients.
|Type||Measure||Time Frame||Safety Issue|
|Primary||Combined death and stroke rate at 30 days.|