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Asymptomatic and Symptomatic Carotid Stenosis: An Obsolete Classification?

Table 2

Patient characteristics.

ParameterValue%

Total of patients158100
Men8956.3
Women6943.7
Mean age (±SD)75 ±11
Cerebral ischemia14289.9
TIA1610.1
Unilateral stenosis8453.2
Bilateral stenosis7446.8
Carotid stenosis grades
Carotid stenosis in total232
 ≥50–59%74(31.9)
 ≥60–69%68(29.3)
 ≥70–79%24(10.3)
 ≥80–89%28(12.1)
 ≥90–99%29(12.5)
 100%9(3.9)
Concomitant vascular diseases
 Coronary artery disease3824.1*
 Peripheral artery disease1811.4
Vascular risk factors
 Arterial hypertension14088.6
 Hyperlipidemia7748.7
 Diabetes mellitus5434.2

*Correlation with stenosis grade: .

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