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NICE encourages clinicians either to enter patients into the ACST-2 trial or to submit data to the Endovascular Carotid Register, run by the British Society of Interventional Radiology and the Vascular Society of Great Britain and Ireland.


Upcoming Events

The ACST-2 team is going to attend the following meetings. Please come and chat to us, we are looking forward to meeting you!



67th ESCVS Congress Strasbourg, France

12th-15th April 2018

Join Professor Halliday for the 10:45-11:45 VASCULAR III Symposium on 14th April. She is going to both chair the session and give a final talk.

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Charing Cross Symposium, London

24th-25th April 2018

Each day at least one member of our team is going to be looking after the ACST-2 stand, so please come and say hello. Professor Halliday is going to be there for the whole meeting as well.

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ESOC Gothenbourg, Sweden

16th-18th May 2018

Both Alison and Richard are planning to attend the congress. More details soon.

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Alzheimer's Society Annual Conference, London

22nd-23rd May 2018

ACST-2 team is going to mark its presence at the conference this year with an oral abstract presentation "Does surgery for asymptomatic carotid stenosis reduce the long-term risk of dementia? Extended post-trial follow-up of the Asymptomatic Carotid Surgery Trial (ACST-1): Late breaking results" on 23rd May at 11:45


CAPVT Mundi, Rome, Italy

22nd-23rd May 2018

Richard Bulbulia is planning to give a presentation on 23rd May entitled "ACST-2 Italian Update". More details upon finalising of the programme.


LIVE 2018 Patras, Greece

24th-26th May 2018

Alison Halliday is going to give a talk on 26th May at 12:30 during the 12:30-13:40 CRITICAL ISSUES IN STROKE & CAROTID ARTERY DISEASE session.

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iMEET, Nice, France

30th May - 1st June 2018

On 1st June at 1pm Richard Bulbulia is going to talk on "ACER score to select the correct asymptomatic carotid patients for (endo) vascular treatment - does it work?" during the 12:15 Carotid Session

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