Carotid Stenosis

Known as: Stenosis, Carotid Artery, arteries carotid narrowing, Carotid artery stenosis 
Narrowing or stricture of any part of the CAROTID ARTERIES, most often due to atherosclerotic plaque formation. Ulcerations may form in… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
  • 2010
Methods—The International Carotid Stenting Study (ICSS) is a multicentre, international, randomised controlled trial with blinded… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND Carotid stenting is less invasive than endarterectomy, but it is unclear whether it is as safe in patients with… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE MRI is able to quantify carotid plaque size and composition with good accuracy and reproducibility and… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVES Given the importance of inflammation in atherosclerosis, we sought to determine if atherosclerotic plaque inflammation… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Carotid endarterectomy reduces the risk of stroke in patients with recently symptomatic stenosis. Benefit depends on… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Endarterectomy reduces risk of stroke in certain patients with recently symptomatic internal carotid stenosis. However… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
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  • 2001
BACKGROUND Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty and stenting (endovascular treatment) can be used to treat carotid stenosis, but… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Previous studies have shown that carotid endarterectomy in patients with symptomatic severe carotid stenosis (defined… (More)
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND Epidemiologic studies have identified hyperhomocysteinemia as a possible risk factor for atherosclerosis. We… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
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  • 1991
The European Carotid Surgery Trial is a multicentre trial of carotid endarterectomy for patients who, after a carotid territory… (More)
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