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A systematic review of the risks of stroke and death due to endarterectomy for symptomatic carotid stenosis.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Carotid endarterectomy reduces the risk of carotid territory ischemic stroke ipsilateral to a recently symptomatic severe carotid stenosis. However, the benefit is limited by the risks of stroke and death associated with the operation. Although reported surgical risks vary enormously, there has been no systematic review of the published literature. METHODS: We performed a systematic review of mortality and the risk of stroke and/or death due to endarterectomy for sympt...

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10.1161/01.str.27.2.260

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
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Author
Journal:
Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation More from this journal
Volume:
27
Issue:
2
Pages:
260-265
Publication date:
1996-02-01
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EISSN:
1524-4628
ISSN:
0039-2499
Language:
English
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pubs:244497
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uuid:05b014aa-c050-49b4-9656-2d47b6b0e092
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pubs:244497
Source identifiers:
244497
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2012-12-19

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