Table 1:

Baseline characteristics of patients

Parametern = 20
Age (yr)70.0 ± 8.1
Men16 (80)
Symptomatic stenosis12 (60)
Right side affected12 (60)
NASCET degree of stenosis
    Severe (>70%)10 (50)
    Moderate (50–70%)6 (30)
    Mild (<50%)4 (20)
Contralateral stenosis4 (20)
Ipsilateral intracranial stenosis3 (15)
Surgery
    CEA10 (50)
    Carotid artery stenting2 (10)
    None8 (40)
A1 hypoplasia4 (20)
  • Note:—Values in parentheses are percentages.