Clopidogrel and Aspirin for Reduction of Emboli in Symptomatic Carotid Stenosis "CARESS"

Completed

Phase N/A Results

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

Symptomatic carotid stenosis > 50%; ipsilateral transient ischemic attack or ischemic stroke in the previous 3 months; and occurrence of MES as confirmed by initial TCD.

Exclusion Criteria

Potential cardiac embolic sources, confounding co-medication with antithrombotic drugs (other than ASA), and imminent carotid endarterectomy (within 14 days).