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Non-invasive imaging compared with intra-arterial angiography in the diagnosis of symptomatic carotid stenosis: a meta-analysis.

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BACKGROUND: Accurate carotid imaging is important for effective secondary stroke prevention. Non-invasive imaging, now widely available, is replacing intra-arterial angiography for carotid stenosis, but the accuracy remains uncertain despite an extensive literature. We systematically reviewed the accuracy of non-invasive imaging compared with intra-arterial angiography for diagnosing carotid stenosis in patients with carotid territory ischaemic symptoms. METHODS: We searched for articles pub...

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Wardlaw, JM More by this author
Chappell, FM More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Journal:
Lancet
Volume:
367
Issue:
9521
Pages:
1503-1512
Publication date:
2006-05-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
URN:
uuid:cbd503df-a907-4535-a07f-c0084eb58ab8
Source identifiers:
226970
Local pid:
pubs:226970

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