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Reprinted article "Carotid artery disease and stroke during coronary artery bypass: a critical review of the literature".

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OBJECTIVES: To determine the role of carotid artery disease in the pathophysiology of stroke after coronary artery bypass (CABG). DESIGN: Systematic review of the literature. RESULTS: The risk of stroke after CABG was 2% and remained unchanged between 1970-2000. Two-thirds occurred after day 1 and 23% died. 91% of screened CABG patients had no significant carotid disease and had a <2% risk of peri-operative stroke. Stroke risk increased to 3% in predominantly asymptomatic patients with a ...

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10.1016/j.ejvs.2011.06.020

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience, Biomedical Research Centre
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Journal:
European journal of vascular and endovascular surgery : the official journal of the European Society for Vascular Surgery
Volume:
42 Suppl 1
Pages:
S73-S83
Publication date:
2011-09-05
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EISSN:
1532-2165
ISSN:
1078-5884
URN:
uuid:1bf89751-7679-48d7-8424-795d64cbeb2e
Source identifiers:
186211
Local pid:
pubs:186211
Language:
English
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