Which is a better treatment for carotid artery stenosis: stenting or endarterectomy?

@article{Burgazli2013WhichIA,
  title={Which is a better treatment for carotid artery stenosis: stenting or endarterectomy?},
  author={Kamil Mehmet Burgazli and Mehmet Hakan Bilgin and Ethem Kavukçu and Meriç Meriçliler and Nicole Bohl and Nurg{\"u}l Atmaca},
  journal={European review for medical and pharmacological sciences},
  year={2013},
  volume={17 8},
  pages={1025-32}
}
Carotid stenosis amenable to surgical or interventional revascularization accounts for 5-12% of all new strokes. Several randomized trials have shown that carotid endarterectomy (CEA) for the treatment of symptomatic and asymptomatic carotid stenosis is superior to medical treatment. Application of a carotid artery stent (CAS) representing a good alternative for many patients. CAS application has become comparatively safe with the use of embolism-preventive systems developed in recent years… CONTINUE READING

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