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Time trends in the published risks of stroke and death due to endarterectomy for symptomatic carotid stenosis.

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BACKGROUND: Large randomised trials performed in the 1980s and early 1990s showed that carotid endarterectomy (CEA) is beneficial for patients with recently symptomatic severe stenosis. Some surgeons have argued that the operative risk of stroke and death has fallen over the last decade due to refinements in operative technique, and that the indications for surgery should therefore now be broadened. Yet, studies of routinely collected data report higher operative mortality than in the trials,...

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10.1159/000078606

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
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Author
Journal:
Cerebrovascular diseases (Basel, Switzerland) More from this journal
Volume:
18
Issue:
1
Pages:
37-46
Publication date:
2004-01-01
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EISSN:
1421-9786
ISSN:
1015-9770
Language:
English
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uuid:ccce9254-365e-40eb-8bce-174bb02c7ecd
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pubs:119184
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119184
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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