Table 1

Patient and Stenosis Characteristics (N = 80)

Age, yrs
 Mean ± SD69 ± 9.8
 Range40–87
 Age ≥80 yrs10 (10)
 Sex (male/female)60/20 (75/25)
 Symptomatic patients36 (45)
Risk factors
 Obesity33 (41)
 Diabetes mellitus31 (39)
 Hypertension74 (93)
 Dyslipoproteinemia64 (80)
 Smoking42 (53)
Stenoses defined by CA, % NASCET103
 Right/left55/48 (53/47)
 0–4913 (13)
 50–6938 (36)
 70–9950 (49)
 1002 (2)

Values are mean ± SD, range, or n (%).

CA = catheter angiography; NASCET = North American Symptomatic Carotid Endarterectomy Trial.