ESVS Guidelines. Invasive Treatment for Carotid Stenosis: Indications, Techniques

C. D. Liapis, Sir P R F Bell, D. Mikhailidis, J. Sivenius, A. Nicolaides, J. Fernandes e Fernandes, G. Biasi, L. Norgren, Efthimios D. Avgerinos, Francis Becker, Fabrizio Benedetti Valentini, Jean Pierre Becquemin, Hans Christof Diener, Alberto Froio, Peter A. Gaines, Gianfranco Gensini, Grigoris Gerotziafas, Maura Griffin, Weyner Hacke, Maarit A. HeikkinenBo Norrving, Janet Powell, John Kakisis, Christos Karkos, Konstantinos Konstantinidis, Thomas Kotsis, Marialuisa Lavitrano, T. Matzsch, Hakan Parsson, Luis Mendes Pedro, Juha Pekka Salenius, Michael Schachter, Henrik Sillesen, Dafydd J. Thomas

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The European Society for Vascular Surgery brought together a group of experts in the field of carotid artery disease to produce updated guidelines for the invasive treatment of carotid disease. The recommendations were rated according to the level of evidence. Carotid endarterectomy (CEA) is recommended in symptomatic patients with >50% stenosis if the perioperative stroke/death rate is

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-19
Number of pages19
JournalEuropean Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Issue number4 SUPPL.
Publication statusPublished - Apr 2009


  • Angioplasty
  • Carotid stenosis
  • Endarterectomy
  • Guidelines
  • Stenting
  • Treatment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Surgery


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