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CREST-H (Carotid Revascularization and Medical Management for Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis Trial - Hemodynamics)

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Principle Investigator: 
Dana Leifer, MD
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212-746-6757

CREST-H is an NIH-funded, ancillary study to the CREST-2 trial and aims to determine whether cognitive impairment attributable to cerebral hemodynamic impairment in patients with high-grade asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis is reversible with restoration of flow. Subjects will recieve a brain MRI perfusion scan to evaluate for hemodynamic impairment. They will also receive cognitive assessments at baseline and at 1 year from enrollment. 

Weill Cornell Medicine Neurology 520 East 70th Street (at York Avenue) Starr Pavilion 607 New York, NY 10021 Phone: (212) 746-2596