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Body mass index and outcome after revascularization for symptomatic carotid artery stenosis

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Objective: We determined whether the obesity paradox exists in patients who undergo carotid artery stenting (CAS) or carotid endarterectomy (CEA) for symptomatic carotid artery stenosis.

Methods: We combined individual patient data from two randomized trials (EVA-3S and SPACE) and three centers in a third trial (ICSS). Baseline body mass index (BMI) was available for 1,969 patients and classified into four groups: <20, 20-<25, 25-<30, and ≥30 kg/m2. Primary outcome was stro...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1212/WNL.0000000000003957

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Bonati, L
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PBBSB-116873
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Publisher:
American Academy of Neurology Publisher's website
Journal:
Neurology Journal website
Volume:
81
Issue:
21
Pages:
2052-2060
Publication date:
2017-04-26
Acceptance date:
2017-03-01
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EISSN:
1526-632X
ISSN:
0028-3878
Source identifiers:
683950
Pubs id:
pubs:683950
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uuid:0354ee47-98ee-481a-af4b-c6eedfe831d1
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pubs:683950
Deposit date:
2017-03-03

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