CAROTID REVASCULARIZATION AND MEDICAL MANAGEMENT FOR ASYMPTOMATIC CAROTID STENOSIS TRIAL (CREST-2)
CREST-2 is two parallel endpoint clinical trials: one trial will assess treatment differences between intensive medical management alone compared to Carotid Endarterectomy plus intensive medical management. The parallel trial will assess treatment differences between intensive medical management alone compared to Carotid Artery Stenting plus intensive medical management. Intensive medical management will involve control of blood pressure, LDL cholesterol, cigarette smoking and other vascular risk factors.
Heart & Vascular - Peripheral Trials,
Heart & Vascular
Robert Bersin, MD
Jennifer Nagel and Inger Rasmussen