CME/CE: Stroke Risk Low in Medically Managed ACS

Publication Date:
Thu, 10/01/2015
By: Alere Staff

SPONSORED BY

MedPage Today

American Heart Association

ACTIVE DATE

September 22, 2015 – September 22, 2017

CREDIT

Physicians: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™

DESCRIPTION

Approximately nine out of 10 carotid interventions in the U.S. involved patients with asymptomatic carotid stenosis (ACS), but stenting or surgical plaque removal in this population may be riskier than progression to occlusion, according to a single-center study.

LINK

http://www.medpagetoday.com/Cardiology/Strokes/53678