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Ten-year risk of stroke in patients with previous cerebral infarction and the impact of carotid surgery in the Asymptomatic Carotid Surgery Trial

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Background Silent brain infarcts are common in patients at increased risk of stroke and are associated with a poor prognosis. In patients with asymptomatic carotid stenosis, similar adverse associations were claimed, but the impact of previous infarction or symptoms on the beneficial effects of carotid endarterectomy is not clear. Our aim was to evaluate the impact of prior cerebral infarction in patients enrolled in the Asymptomatic Carotid Surgery Trial, a large trial with 10-year follow-up...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.1177/1747493016660319

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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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SAGE Publications Publisher's website
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International Journal of Stroke Journal website
Publication date:
2016-07-19
Acceptance date:
2016-05-18
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1747-4930
ISSN:
1747-4949
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pubs:634665
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uri:89ee1703-f665-40c6-a6af-a498f39c9325
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uuid:89ee1703-f665-40c6-a6af-a498f39c9325
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pubs:634665

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