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Table 1 Delay between the presenting event and CEA based on clinical stability

From: Recurrent stroke risk is high after a single cerebrovascular event in patients with symptomatic 50-99% carotid stenosis: a cohort study

  Clinically stable Clinically unstable Clinically highly unstable
Number of patients 155 47 28
Delay to CEA median weeks (IQR) 4.4 (2.9-8.1)* 4.0 (2.7-6.4)* 2.1 (1.1-3.7)*
CEA within 7 days n (%) 1 (1) 3 (6) 6 (21)
CEA within 14 days n (%) 18 (12) 6 (13) 12 (43)
CEA within 30 days n (%) 56 (36) 22 (47) 20 (71)
CEA within 90 days n (%) 102 (66) 35 (75) 25 (89)
  1. CEA Carotid EndArterectomy. IQR Inter Quartile Range.
  2. * p < 0.001 (Kruskal-Wallis test).