Restenosis of CEA versus carotid stent

In this large randomized trial (CREST trial) of patients with carotid stenosis who underwent either CEA or carotid stenting, the rate of restenosis at 2 years was ~6% in both groups, indicating both procedures are reasonable in short and long term outcomes (abstract)

Danielle Scheurer

Dr. Scheurer is a clinical hospitalist and the Medical Director of Quality and Safety at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, South Carolina, and is Assistant Professor of Medicine. She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Medicine, completed her residency at Duke University, and completed her Masters in Clinical Research at the Medical University of South Carolina. She also serves as the Web Editor and Physician Advisor for the Society of Hospital Medicine.

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