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A clinical rule (sex, contralateral occlusion, age, and restenosis) to select patients for stenting versus carotid endarterectomy: systematic review of observational studies with validation in randomized trials.

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Background and Purpose

Compared with carotid endarterectomy (CEA), carotid angioplasty and stenting (CAS) is associated with a higher risk of procedural stroke or death especially in patients with symptomatic stenosis. However, after the perioperative period, risk is similar with both treatments, suggesting that CAS could be an acceptable option in selected patients.

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We performed systematic reviews of observational studies of procedural risks of CEA or CAS ...

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Peer review status:
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Sanofi Synthelabo More from this funder
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Publisher:
American Heart Association Publisher's website
Journal:
Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation Journal website
Volume:
44
Issue:
12
Pages:
3394-3400
Publication date:
2013-10-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1524-4628
ISSN:
0039-2499
Source identifiers:
434380
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:434380
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uuid:cea50033-df2a-4c08-a7aa-732a536ea60f
Local pid:
pubs:434380
Deposit date:
2013-11-17

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