Study of Early Versus Delayed Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) for Small to Medium-sized Ischemic Stroke Caused by High-grade Carotid Stenosis


Phase 1 Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Age 18 and older.
- New small to medium-sized ischemic stroke (defined as less than 1/3 of the MCA territory) in the territory of 70% or greater carotid stenosis.
- Women of child-bearing potential will be included only if there is a negative pregnancy test and they agree to birth control during the treatment period.

Exclusion Criteria

- Patients judged to be a poor surgical candidate by the treating physicians.
- Unstable neurological status.