NASCET


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NASCET

Cardiology A clinical trial–North American Symptomatic Carotid Endarterectomy Trial designed to compare the outcomes of surgery plus medical therapy with medical therapy alone in Pts at risk for TIAs and CVAs. See Stroke, Transient ischemic attack.
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Comparison of the ECST, CC, and NASCET grading methods and ultrasound for assessing carotid stenosis.
Similar to NASCET, patients with severe stenosis gained the most significant endpoint reductions and appreciated the greatest benefit.
Women's higher mortality was due largely to fatal stroke, based on a subgroup analysis of 1,415 patients in the surgery arm of NASCET and 1,148 symptomatic patients from ACE (Stroke 2005; 36:27-31).