6 Further information

6 Further information

6.1 The committee noted that NICE has issued interventional procedure guidance on carotid artery stenting in symptomatic and 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.

Information for patients

NICE has produced information on this procedure for patients and carers (information for the public). It explains the nature of the procedure and the guidance issued by NICE, and has been written with patient consent in mind.

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