Review paper

Carotid endarterectomy for symptomatic carotid stenosis

Published: Jun 7, 2017
Abstract
Background Stroke is the third leading cause of death and the most common cause of long‐term disability. Severe narrowing (stenosis) of the carotid artery is an important cause of stroke. Surgical treatment (carotid endarterectomy) may reduce the risk of stroke, but carries a risk of operative complications. This is an update of the Cochrane Review, originally published in 1999, and most recently updated in 2011. Objectives To determine the...
Paper Details
Title
Carotid endarterectomy for symptomatic carotid stenosis
Published Date
Jun 7, 2017
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