Stenting and Angioplasty With Protection in Patients at High Risk for Endarterectomy: 3-Year Results - SAPPHIRE: 3-Year Results


The goal of the trial was to compare carotid stenting with an embolic protection device versus carotid endarterectomy (CEA) in patients with severe symptomatic or asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis and increased surgical risk.