Carotid and femoral atherosclerotic plaques show different morphology.

OBJECTIVE Results of endovascular repair vary according to the arterial bed. We hypothesized that these differences may be related to the plaque features. To explore this hypothesis, we designed a prospective study that compared carotid and femoral atheroma. METHODS AND RESULTS Patients that underwent femoral or carotid endarterectomy were included in our… CONTINUE READING