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Stroke prevention is a major public health priority; best medical therapy for patients who are at risk of atherosclerosis reduces their risk of stroke. In patients with tight carotid artery stenosis, the risk of subsequent stroke is significantly reduced by removing the atherosclerotic plaque. Carotid endarterectomy (CEA) has been available for more than 50 years and has, to date, been the standard treatment for significant carotid stenosis in symptomatic and asymptomatic patients. Carotid...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
Role:
Author
Journal:
Endovascular Today
Issue:
September 2011
Pages:
47-54
Publication date:
2011-09-05
URN:
uuid:465ff467-8827-44f1-906c-6f05e252c3e0
Source identifiers:
612166
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pubs:612166

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