When is a Carotid Endarterectomy Performed
- A Carotid Endarterectomy is indicated in patients with stenosis greater than 60%
- A Carotid Endarterectomy is indicated in symptomatic patients with stenosis greater than 70%
- If there are multiple episodes of TIAs, then operate when the stenosis is greater than 50%
Disclaimer: These are notes only. Every patient and condition is different and requires a in person consultation with a medical doctor. No medical advice is contained here, just academic discussion which may be very different from real life. There’s always ongoing trials and the information here may be out of date.