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Audible Bleeding

Jan 8, 2019

Join us for a VSITE review of cerebrovascular disease!  For more reading, make sure you check out the Updated Societ for Vascular Surgery Guidelines for Management of Extracranial Carotid disease.  Below is a brief outline of topics covered:

    1. What is the definition of crescendo TIAs
    2. Who needs to be screened?
    3. US findings
    4. Other Imaging Modalities
    1. Optimal medical therapy
      1. Timing
      2. Intra-op techniques
      3. Post-op Complications
      4. Long-term Complications and Follow-up
    2. Carotid endarterectomy general principles
    3. Carotid Artery Stenting
    4. Uncommon disease presentations
      1. Occluded Carotid
      2. Vertebrobasilar insufficiency and carotid artery disease?
      3. Tandem lesions in the carotid bulb and carotid siphon
      4. Carotid artery dissection
      5. Simultaneous coronary and carotid disease
  3. Prospective Trials - MUST READS
    1. Asymptomatic Carotid Atherosclerosis Study (ACAS)
    2. North American Symptomatic Carotid Endarterectomy Trial (NASCET)
    3. Carotid Revascularization Endarterectomy versus Stenting Trial (CREST)

For full notes, check out our VSITE review website: