July 23, 2019 • Press Release
JVS: Early results found similar risks for TCAR and CEA at 30 days and 1 year
A MULTI-INSTITUTIONAL ANALYSIS OF TRANSCAROTID ARTERY REVASCULARIZATION COMPARED TO CAROTID ENDARTERECTOMY, July 2019, Journal of Vascular Surgery.
ROSEMONT, Illinois, July 2019 – The first report of a matched analysis of TCAR (transcarotid artery revascularization) and CEA (carotid endarterectomy) reveals similar incidence of stroke and death at both 30 days and one year. Results suggest that the new procedure could become an important part of vascular surgeons’ armamentarium in treating significant carotid stenosis.