Cerebrovascular Disease

Total Volume

Carotid Stenting and Endarterectomy Volume and Complications

2013 – 2017

Cleveland Clinic’s commitment to innovation includes the use of the most advanced treatment options for patients. Carotid stenting and endarterectomy are 2 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 222 .45% 2.7% 1.35%
Carotid Endarterectomy 641 1.25% 2.18% .31%

Cleveland Clinic physicians performed 222 carotid stenting procedures and 641 carotid endarterectomy procedures from 2013 through 2017 to treat patients with cerebrovascular disease. Outomes were excellent, with low rates of complications.