Study of Early Versus Delayed Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) for Small to Medium-sized Ischemic Stroke Caused by High-grade Carotid Stenosis
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Age 18 and older.
New small to medium-sized ischemic stroke (defined as less than 1/3 of the MCA territory) in the territory of 70% or greater carotid stenosis.
Women of child-bearing potential will be included only if there is a negative pregnancy test and they agree to birth control during the treatment period.
Patients judged to be a poor surgical candidate by the treating physicians.