Fixed and variable cost of carotid endarterectomy and stenting in the United States: A comparative study.

@article{Obeid2017FixedAV,
  title={Fixed and variable cost of carotid endarterectomy and stenting in the United States: A comparative study.},
  author={Tammam E Obeid and H N Alshaikh and Besma J. Nejim and Isibor James Arhuidese and Satinderjit S Locham and Mahmoud B Malas},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  year={2017},
  volume={65 5},
  pages={1398-1406.e1}
}
OBJECTIVE Despite multiple landmark clinical trials, little data exists on real-world cost of carotid artery stenting (CAS) and carotid endarterectomy (CEA) to the United States healthcare system. We aim to study differences in actual hospitalization cost between patients who underwent CAS vs CEA in a nationally representative database. METHODS We studied… CONTINUE READING