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|Summary of Trial: ||The study is designed to contrast the relative efficacy of Carotid Artery Stenting (CAS) versus Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) in preventing stroke, myocardial infarction, and death during a 30-day peri-procedural period, and stroke ipsilateral to the study artery over the 12 months follow-up period in patients with symptomatic and asymptomatic extracranial carotid stenosis.|
|Principal Investigator:||Mahmoud B Malas, M.D., MHS, FACS|
Umair Qazi, M.D., MPH
|Study Long Title:|
Carotid Revascularization Endarterectomy vs. Stenting Trial
|Study Short Title:||CREST|
|JHU IRB Number:|
|Funding Source:||National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)|
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
|Clinical Trial Site:||The study enrolled a total of about 2500 randomized patients in multiple sites across the U.S.|
Enrollment is now closed. Patients are in follow-up. Important results are being published in several respected clinical journals.
Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
4940 Eastern Ave
Baltimore MD 21224
|Anticipated End Date:||2016|
|Compensation for Participating:||None|