6 Further information
6.1 The committee noted that NICE has issued NICE interventional procedures guidance on carotid stenting in symptomatic patients and carotid stenting in asymptomatic patients.
6.2 The committee was advised that the evidence for the clinical benefits of cerebral protection devices was not conclusive.
6.3 For related NICE guidance, see the NICE website.
NICE has produced information on this procedure for patients and carers. It explains the nature of the procedure and the guidance issued by NICE, and has been written with patient consent in mind.