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Prediction of benefit from carotid endarterectomy in individual patients: a risk-modelling study. European Carotid Surgery Trialists' Collaborative Group.

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BACKGROUND: Carotid endarterectomy lowers the risk of carotid territory ipsilateral ischaemic stroke, and is the treatment of choice, in patients with recently symptomatic 70-99% carotid stenosis. However, the 3-year risk of stroke on medical treatment alone is only about 20%. We investigated whether the efficacy of endarterectomy would be improved if patients with a high risk of stroke on medical treatment and a low risk of operative stroke or death could be identified. METHODS: We developed...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
Role:
Author
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Volume:
353
Issue:
9170
Pages:
2105-2110
Publication date:
1999-06-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
Language:
English
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uuid:cf3cf1bb-a048-4e48-954e-b731e6e0ff52
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244540
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2012-12-19

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