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Reanalysis of the final results of the European Carotid Surgery Trial.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The European Carotid Surgery Trial (ECST) and North American Symptomatic Carotid Endarterectomy Trial (NASCET) have shown that endarterectomy reduces the risk of stroke in certain patients with recently symptomatic carotid stenosis. However, they differed in the degree of stenosis above which surgery was reported to be effective. This disparity has led to inconsistent clinical recommendations but may have been due to differences between the trials in the methods of me...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience, Biomedical Research Centre
Gutnikov, SA More by this author
Warlow, CP More by this author
Journal:
Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation
Volume:
34
Issue:
2
Pages:
514-523
Publication date:
2003-02-05
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EISSN:
1524-4628
ISSN:
0039-2499
URN:
uuid:eaa3217e-5a83-4e8c-add0-c791326430c7
Source identifiers:
119101
Local pid:
pubs:119101

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