Decision Aid Summary

Title Carotid artery stenosis: treatment options.
Audience People under 90 years old or without heart, lung or kidney problems seeking treatment for blocked or narrowed carotid arteries.
Options included Taking medicines.
Stenting and taking medicines.
Surgery and taking medicines.
Year of last update or review 2015
Format Web, paper, PDF
How to obtain Click here to view the decision aid on the developer website
Developer Option Grid Collaborative
Where was it developed? http://www.optiongrid.org
Option Grid Collaborative
US, UK
Health condition Carotid Artery Disease
Type of decision aid Treatment
Language English, Online interactive version
Based on IPDAS criteria (International Patient Decision Aid Standards) this decision aid (and/or supporting materials) meets:
7 out of 7 criteria to be defined as a patient decision aid
7 out of 9 criteria to lower the risk of making a biased decision
Not applicable: other criteria for decision aids about screening or testing

Last modified: 2017-04-06.