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Transcranial Doppler-directed Dextran-40 therapy is a cost-effective method of preventing carotid thrombosis after carotid endarterectomy.

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OBJECTIVES: perioperative stroke reduces the clinical effectiveness of carotid endarterectomy (CEA). Postoperative thrombotic stroke may be reduced in incidence by the use of transcranial Doppler-directed Dextran-40 therapy. This programme requires the purchase of additional equipment and employment of more staff. This study examined whether this additional financial outlay was cost-effective in terms of saving expenditure by preventing postoperative thrombotic stroke. MATERIALS AND METHODS: ...

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10.1053/ejvs.1999.0948

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
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Journal:
European journal of vascular and endovascular surgery : the official journal of the European Society for Vascular Surgery
Volume:
19
Issue:
1
Pages:
56-61
Publication date:
2000-01-05
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EISSN:
1532-2165
ISSN:
1078-5884
URN:
uuid:8ff82d14-8431-4e0f-939f-8dc04271912a
Source identifiers:
162673
Local pid:
pubs:162673

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