MedicalHorizon: Surgery And Stent Procedures For Carotid Artery Disease


MedicalHorizon: Surgery And Stent Procedures For Carotid Artery Disease


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Dr. Elliot Chaikof on a study comparing two medical procedures designed to prevent future strokes. The study concluded that both are safe and effective overall. The findings were presented recently at the International Stroke Conference in San Antonio. Video produced by Larry Warry and Geoff Huitt, Emory University School of Medicine. About Dr. Chaikof Elliot Chaikof, MD, PhD, is chief of the Division of Vascular Surgery and Endovascular Therapy, Emory University. Chaikof is the lead investigator for the Carotid Revascularization Endarterectomy vs. Stenting Trial (CREST) at Emory. More Information Surgery and stent procedures equally safe for carotid artery disease http://www.emorymedicalhorizon.com/2010/04/surgery-and-stent-procedures-equally-safe-for-carotid-artery-disease/ Elliot Chaikof, MD, PhD, http://www.surgery.emory.edu/vascular/faculty_chaikof.htm International Stroke Conference http://strokeconference.americanheart.org/portal/strokeconference/sc/programinformation Woodruff Health Sciences Center http://www.emoryhealthsciences.org Emory Healthcare http://www.emoryhealthcare.org


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