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A systematic review of the associations between age and sex and the operative risks of carotid endarterectomy.

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BACKGROUND: Randomized trials of carotid endarterectomy (CEA) for both symptomatic and asymptomatic carotid stenosis have demonstrated that benefit is decreased in women, due partly to a high operative risk, which is independent of age. However, it is uncertain whether these trial-based observations are generalisable to routine clinical practice. METHODS: We performed a systematic review of all publications reporting data on the association between age and/or sex and procedural risk of stroke...

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10.1159/000086509

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience, Biomedical Research Centre
Role:
Author
Journal:
Cerebrovascular diseases (Basel, Switzerland)
Volume:
20
Issue:
2
Pages:
69-77
Publication date:
2005-01-01
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EISSN:
1421-9786
ISSN:
1015-9770
URN:
uuid:6e636c2e-1541-46e4-b1c4-79e923f3ad86
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119286
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pubs:119286

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