Does Carotid Endarterectomy Prevent Stroke?

  • Saran Jonas

Abstract

This review of the literature on carotid endarterectomy is undertaken in an attempt to answer the following questions: Does carotid endarterectomy prevent stroke? If so, in which circumstances? I have focused on randomized controlled studies, using nonrandomized data for background and projections only.

Keywords

Transient Ischemic Attack Carotid Endarterectomy Carotid Stenosis Asymptomatic Carotid Carotid Surgery 
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