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NCT00772278 : Comparing Carotid Stenting With Endarterectomy in Severe Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis
PhasePhase 4
AgesMin: 18 Years Max: 80 Years
Inclusion Criteria:

- Stenosis of 70% or more by carotid artery duplex, CTA or MRA.

- No evidence of TIA or CVA originating in area of the brain supplied by the carotid
artery under study, in the four months preceding treatment.

- Eligibility for both treatment options:

1. suited for operative treatment as assessed by an anesthesiologist

2. suited for endovascular procedure by established radiological guidelines
(including: access to the stenotic area via the vessels of the aortic arch, the
absence of occlusion preventing this access, absence of significant
atherosclerosis within the arch of aorta, absence of torturous anatomy of the
common and internal carotid artery, and absence of thrombus in the area of

Exclusion Criteria:

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