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• Carotid artery stenosis secondary to atherosclerotic plaque is a leading cause of CVA in the United States
• Stenosis of the common carotid artery greater than 70% typically needs intervention
• The purpose of this study is to determine which procedure will have the best long term outcomes and prevent re-stenosis of the carotid artery.
Physician Assistant Studies
Master of Physician Assistant Studies (MPAS)
Carotid Stenosis -- therapy; Endarterectomy, Carotid; Stents; Stroke -- prevention & control; Comparative Study
Martin, Parker B., "Carotid Endarterectomy versus Carotid Stenting
in the Treatment of Carotid Artery Stenosis" (2015). Physician Assistant Scholarly Project Posters. 99.