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Carotid endarterectomy for symptomatic carotid stenosis.

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BACKGROUND: Severe narrowing (stenosis) of the carotid artery is an important cause of stroke. Surgical treatment (carotid endarterectomy) may reduce the risk of stroke, but carries a risk of operative complications. OBJECTIVES: To determine the balance of benefit versus risk of endarterectomy plus best medical management compared with best medical management alone in patients with a recent symptomatic carotid stenosis (i.e. transient ischaemic attack (TIA) or non-disabling stroke). SEARCH ST...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience, Biomedical Research Centre
Journal:
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Issue:
4
Pages:
CD001081
Publication date:
2011
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-493X
ISSN:
1469-493X
URN:
uuid:a6fb9c62-5858-4e82-93c6-04dad2a71d2b
Source identifiers:
138871
Local pid:
pubs:138871

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