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Systematic review of the risks of carotid endarterectomy in relation to the clinical indication for and timing of surgery.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Reliable data on the risk of carotid endarterectomy (CEA) in relation to clinical indication and timing of surgery are necessary to target CEA more effectively, to inform patients, to adjust risks for case mix, and to understand the mechanisms of operative stroke. METHODS: We performed a systematic review of all studies published from 1980 to 2000 inclusive that reported the risk of stroke and death resulting from CEA. Pooled estimates of risk by type of presenting isc...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
Role:
Author
Journal:
Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation More from this journal
Volume:
34
Issue:
9
Pages:
2290-2301
Publication date:
2003-09-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1524-4628
ISSN:
0039-2499
Language:
English
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pubs:119139
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uuid:8f16befd-1c15-4533-a43a-54134018dcc0
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pubs:119139
Source identifiers:
119139
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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