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What does NASCET stand for?

NASCET stands for North American Symptomatic Carotid Endarterectomy Trial

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North American Symptomatic Carotid Endarterectomy Trial [NASCET] and European Carotid Surgery Trial) studied plaque removal with carotid endarterectomy versus best medical management for the treatment of patients with ipsilateral carotid artery stenosis (European Carotid Surgery Trialists' Collaborators Group, 1991; NASCET Collaborators, 1991).
In landmark trials done at expert institutions by expert operators, such as the North American Symptomatic Carotid Endarterectomy Trial (NASCET), the risk of stroke and death at 30 days in patients with contralateral carotid occlusion was 14%--well above the 6% limit for symptomatic patients as set by an American Heart Association consensus panel.
[9] Endarterectomy for less than 30% stenosis remains of unproven value and awaits analysis of the patients in North American Symptomatic Carotid Endarterectomy Trial (NASCET) who on central review had degrees of stenosis less than 30%.