Table 1

Prevalence of carotid webs (CaWs) and risk of stroke recurrence by treatment modality

StatisticReferences
CaW prevalence
 Total population<1%3, 4
 Patients with a stroke with no other known etiology13%1
Stroke recurrence risk
 Annualized risk on medical therapy~10%8, 19
 Risk after carotid stenting0%5, 7, 35, 36, 39
 Risk after endarterectomy0%5, 37, 38, 39