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Who benefits most from intervention for asymptomatic carotid stenosis: patients or professionals?

Abstract:

Although there is level I evidence supporting the role of carotid endarterectomy (CEA) in patients with asymptomatic disease, opinion remains polarised regarding what constitutes optimal management, especially as carotid artery stenting (CAS) has emerged as a less invasive alternative. Reasons for this lack of consensus amongst surgeons, interventionists, neurologists and stroke physicians include our continued inability to identify 'high risk for stroke' patients in whom to target costly the...

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10.1016/j.ejvs.2009.01.026

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience, Biomedical Research Centre
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Author
Journal:
European journal of vascular and endovascular surgery : the official journal of the European Society for Vascular Surgery
Volume:
37
Issue:
6
Pages:
625-632
Publication date:
2009-06-05
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EISSN:
1532-2165
ISSN:
1078-5884
URN:
uuid:272af40c-9bbd-4b68-a541-12e85dd799f8
Source identifiers:
119611
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pubs:119611

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