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The importance of early carotid endarterectomy in symptomatic patients.

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INTRODUCTION: Early carotid endarterectomy (CEA) in symptomatic patients may prevent repeat cerebral events. This study investigates the relationship between waiting time for CEA and the incidence of repeat cerebral events prior to surgery in symptomatic patients. PATIENTS AND METHODS: A prospective database of consecutive patients undergoing CEA between January 2002 and December 2006 was reviewed. Repeat event rates prior to surgery were calculated using Kaplan-Meier analysis and predictive...

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10.1308/003588409x359312

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
Journal:
Annals of the Royal College of Surgeons of England More from this journal
Volume:
91
Issue:
3
Pages:
210-213
Publication date:
2009-04-01
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EISSN:
1478-7083
ISSN:
0035-8843
Language:
English
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pubs:267722
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uuid:d368173a-8325-44df-9ad3-4a1cb39882ef
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pubs:267722
Source identifiers:
267722
Deposit date:
2013-11-17

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