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What does CEA stand for?

CEA stands for Carotid Endarterectomy

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RELATED ARTICLE: Carotid Endarterectomy More Cost Effective Than Stenting The cost of materials makes carotid artery stenting 40% more expensive than carotid endarterectomy with no relative clinical advantage, a retrospective study of 306 cases found.
Treatment Without Complication Treatment Complicated by Major Morbidity Treatment Complicated by Mortality Coiling:$25,734 Clipping:$23,574 Coiling:$40,502 Clipping: $36,188 Coiling:$56,020 Clipping:$68,165 Medicare Reimbursement: $12,599 Medicare Reimbursement: $22,946 Medicare Reimbursement: $22,946 For the second study, results showed that out of the total 181,200 carotid endarterectomy procedures (CEA) and 12,485 carotid artery stenting procedures (CAS), carotid artery stenting was associated with significantly higher costs than carotid endarterectomy.
The researchers at the New York University published the results of what they called the "largest and most comprehensive meta-analysis" comparing the use of stents as a nonsurgical alternative to carotid endarterectomy of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in an accompanying editorial.
The operation, called a carotid endarterectomy (CEA), should be carried out within 48 hours but no longer than 14 days after symptoms appear.
In the trial of 2,502 participants, carotid endarterectomy (CEA), a surgical procedure to clear blocked blood flow and considered the gold standard prevention treatment, was compared to carotid artery stenting (CAS), a newer and less invasive procedure that involves threading a stent and expanding a small protective device in the artery to widen the blocked area and capture any dislodged plaque.