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Carotid endarterectomy has significantly lower risk in the last two decades - Should the guidelines now be updated

Abstract:

Carotid endarterectomy (CEA) carries a significant risk of procedural stroke and death Guidelines recommend keeping this risk below 6% and below 3% for symptomatic and asymptomatic patients respectively. After analysing our Institute’s CEA results during the past 25 years, we found the rate of postoperative complications was now well below Guideline thresholds. Accordingly, we studied temporal changes in procedural risks in randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and in large observational studie...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted manuscript

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10.23736/S0021-9509.17.09742-7

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Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
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Edizione Minerva Medica Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery Journal website
Publication date:
2017-02-05
Acceptance date:
2017-02-09
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EISSN:
1827-191X
ISSN:
0021-9509
Pubs id:
pubs:678959
URN:
uri:c5756fe9-08e4-4f26-85fb-06fa6fa4ff39
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uuid:c5756fe9-08e4-4f26-85fb-06fa6fa4ff39
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pubs:678959

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