Stent-protected Percutaneous Angioplasty of the Carotid vs. Endarterectomy "SPACE"

Completed

Phase N/A Results

Summary of Purpose

To compare the safety and prophylactic efficacies of stent-protected percutaneous angioplasty of the carotid artery (SPAC) and carotid endarterectomy (CEA) against stroke and other vascular events in patients with symptomatic carotid stenosis.

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 22 June 2010.

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Trial Basics

Interventions

Sponsors

  • BMBF (German Ministry of Science), DFG (German Research Council), Guidant, Boston Scientific.

Trial Design

Prospective, randomized, independently-controlled, multi-center trial.

Contacts

  • Dr. Peter A. Ringleb Neurological university clinic INF 400, 69120 Heidelberg

    Peter_Ringleb@med.uni-heidelberg.de