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CREST2 (Carotid Revascularization and Medical Management for Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis Trial)

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

NIH-funded, multicenter, randomized-controlled, clinical trial of carotid revasularization and intensive medical management versus medical management alone in patients with asymptomatic high-grade carotid stenosis. One trial will randomize patients in a 1:1 ratio to endarterectomy vs. no endarterectomy and another will randomize patients in a 1:1 ratio to carotid stenting with embolic protection veruss no stenting. 

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