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Carotid artery stenting compared with endarterectomy in patients with symptomatic carotid stenosis (International Carotid Stenting Study): an interim analysis of a randomised controlled trial.

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BACKGROUND: Stents are an alternative treatment to carotid endarterectomy for symptomatic carotid stenosis, but previous trials have not established equivalent safety and efficacy. We compared the safety of carotid artery stenting with that of carotid endarterectomy. METHODS: The International Carotid Stenting Study (ICSS) is a multicentre, international, randomised controlled trial with blinded adjudication of outcomes. Patients with recently symptomatic carotid artery stenosis were randomly...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Lancet
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Volume:
375
Issue:
9719
Pages:
985-997
Publication date:
2010-02-25
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
Language:
English
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pubs:132247
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uuid:fd96cf14-5d2e-4d64-8868-d9995e1226f2
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pubs:132247
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132247
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2012-12-19

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