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Patch angioplasty versus primary closure for carotid endarterectomy.

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BACKGROUND: Carotid patch angioplasty (with either a venous or a synthetic patch) may reduce the risk of carotid artery restenosis and subsequent ischaemic stroke. OBJECTIVES: The objective of this review was to assess the safety and efficacy of routine or selective carotid patch angioplasty compared to carotid endarterectomy with primary closure. SEARCH STRATEGY: We searched the Cochrane Stroke Group Trials Register (last searched November 2002). In addition, we searched the Cochrane Contro...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
Role:
Author
Journal:
Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Issue:
2
Pages:
CD000160
Publication date:
2004-01-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-493X
Source identifiers:
119115
Language:
English
Keywords:
Pubs id:
pubs:119115
UUID:
uuid:58817fa9-0202-42e0-b93a-a072f85c5925
Local pid:
pubs:119115
Deposit date:
2013-02-20

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