10 doctors weighed in:
How effective is carotid endarterectomy?
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. Laura Pak
Surgery - Vascular
5 doctors agree
In brief: Very
We use the endpoint of stroke to define how effective carotid surgery is.
Endarterectomy reduces the risk of stroke from 26% to 9% in patients with high grade stenosis (narrowing) who have had mini-strokes or strokes in the past. In people who have not suffered mini-strokes or strokes but have a high grade stenosis, endarterectomy reduces risk of stroke from 10% to less than 5%.

In brief: Very
We use the endpoint of stroke to define how effective carotid surgery is.
Endarterectomy reduces the risk of stroke from 26% to 9% in patients with high grade stenosis (narrowing) who have had mini-strokes or strokes in the past. In people who have not suffered mini-strokes or strokes but have a high grade stenosis, endarterectomy reduces risk of stroke from 10% to less than 5%.
Dr. Laura Pak
Dr. Laura Pak
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Dr. Peter H'doubler
Surgery - Vascular
2 doctors agree
In brief: Remarkably
Carotid endartectomy (cea) is a scientifically proven, remarkably effective procedure which prevents stroke in patients with symptomatic carotid stenosis or high grade asymptomatic stenosis.
It is a very durable and long lasting procedure and has a very high success rate when performed by an experienced vascular surgeon.

In brief: Remarkably
Carotid endartectomy (cea) is a scientifically proven, remarkably effective procedure which prevents stroke in patients with symptomatic carotid stenosis or high grade asymptomatic stenosis.
It is a very durable and long lasting procedure and has a very high success rate when performed by an experienced vascular surgeon.
Dr. Peter H'doubler
Dr. Peter H'doubler
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Dr. Kevin Nolan
Surgery - Vascular
In brief: Carotid repair?
Carotid endarterectomy has been considered the gold standard for repair of carotid narrowing against which any newer method of repair is compared.
It is considered very effective in good hands.

In brief: Carotid repair?
Carotid endarterectomy has been considered the gold standard for repair of carotid narrowing against which any newer method of repair is compared.
It is considered very effective in good hands.
Dr. Kevin Nolan
Dr. Kevin Nolan
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