Long-term results of stenting versus endarterectomy for carotid artery stenosis. N Engl J Med 2016; 374: 1021-1031.

Published: 29th June 2016

Authors: Brott TG, Howard G, Roubin GS, Meschia JF, Mackey A, Brooks W et al.


A total of 2502 patients were followed for up to ten years. The rate of ipsilateral stroke after the initial perioperative phase was similar: 11.8 per cent after stenting and 9.9 per cent after surgery.

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