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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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10.1053/ejvs.2002.1609

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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:
23
Issue:
4
Pages:
283-294
Publication date:
2002-04-05
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EISSN:
1532-2165
ISSN:
1078-5884
URN:
uuid:3587e0f7-1326-4eee-872c-eb130ee119ff
Source identifiers:
119799
Local pid:
pubs:119799

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