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Table 2 Perioperative (30-day) results

From: High-grade symptomatic and asymptomatic carotid stenosis in the very elderly. A challenge for proponents of carotid angioplasty and stenting

  Total (1099 pts, 1260 CEAs) Patients ≥ 80 yrs (n = 112, 115 CEAs) Patients < 80 yrs (n = 987, 1145 CEAs) p value
Stroke, n(%) 11(0.9) 0 11(0.8) .61
   major 9   9  
   minor 2   2  
Death, n(%) 3 (0.2) 0 3 (0.3) 1
   stroke-related 1    
Cardiac complications, n(%) 11(0.9) 1 (0.9) 10 (0.9) 1
   fatal 2   2  
   non-fatal 9 (0.7)   8 (0.7)  
Nerve injuries, n(%) 64(5) 4 (3.4) 60 (5.2) .51