Cerebrovascular Disease

Total Volume

Carotid Stenting and Endarterectomy Volume and Complications

2014 – 2018

Cleveland Clinic’s commitment to innovation includes the use of the most advanced treatment options for patients. Carotid stenting and endarterectomy are two such options for patients with cerebrovascular disease. Cleveland Clinic is included in the Vascular Quality Initiative®, a nationwide prospective database used to collect and analyze outcomes of surgical and minimally invasive vascular procedures. Participation in the initiative allows collaboration within Cleveland Clinic and with other institutions to enhance cerebrovascular treatment outcomes and maintain quality reporting.

Procedure Type N Myocardial Infarction % Stroke % In Hospital Mortality %
Carotid Stenting 198 0.51% 2.53% 1.52%
Carotid Endarterectomy 575 1.22% 2.26% 0.35%

Cleveland Clinic physicians performed 198 carotid stenting procedures and 575 carotid endarterectomy procedures from 2014 through 2018 to treat patients with cerebrovascular disease. Outomes were excellent, with low rates of complications.

Carotid Stenting and Endarterectomy In-Hospital Mortality

Main Campus 2018

In-hospital mortality rates were low for patients who had carotid stenting (0.00%) and carotid endarterectomy (0.00%) at Cleveland Clinic in 2018.