Published in Drug Week, April 1st, 2005
Sponsored by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke and the National Institutes of Health, CREST is a randomized clinical trial to evaluate - in patients who are at normal risk for surgery - the efficacy of carotid artery stenting as compared to carotid endarterectomy (carotid surgery) in preventing stroke, myocardial infarction and death in the 30-day period immediately...
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