Stenting Versus Best Medical Treatment of Asymptomatic High Grade Carotid Artery Stenosis


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Summary of Purpose

Background. Carotid artery stenting (CAS) recently has become an accepted method for treatment of patients with high-grade carotid artery stenosis, who are at an increased risk for surgical carotid endarterectomy (CEA). The reported rates of neurological complications of CAS substantially decreased during the past years, and the routine use of cerebral protection devices and low profile catheter systems have...

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Trial Milestones

The following dates are available for this trial. Trial information last updated on 27 February 2013.

1 Mar 2004 5 Jul 2007 1 Jun 2010 1 Oct 2011 1 Feb 2013 Unavailable
Start Date First Received 1st Completion Completion Verification Results

Trial Basics




Trial Design

  • Allocation: Randomized
  • Masking: Open Label
  • Purpose: Health Services Research
  • Endpoint: Safety/Efficacy Study
  • Intervention: Parallel Assignment


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