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Table 3 Periprocedural (30-day) stroke and death incidence after carotid angioplasty and stenting by patient age

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

Author Patients ≥ 80 yrs
Stroke and death, n(%)
Patients < 80 yrs
Stroke and death, n(%)
Roubin 9 12/63 (16) 31/465 (6)
Hobson 10 6/53(11.3) 21/650 (3.2)
Kastrup 19 12/99(12.1) N/A
Total 30/215 (13.9) 52/1115(4.7)
  1. N/A = not available.