Use of carotid stenting rises in older adults despite STENT data

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Takeaway

  • After publication of the Carotid Revascularization Endarterectomy vs Stenting Trial (CREST), use of carotid stenting among patients older than 70 years needing carotid revascularization actually increased.

Why this matters

  • CREST showed greater safety of carotid endarterect...