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Surgical Treatment of Atherosclerotic Extracranial Lesions

Is There an Indication for Carotid Endarterectomy?
  • Sydney J. Peerless
  • Henry J. M. Barnett
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Abstract

The most common disease of the brain causing death, serious disability, and prolonged suffering is ischemic stroke. Although the incidence of ischemic stroke has declined markedly in the past 30 years, the prevention of stroke continues to be a major concern of neurologists, neurosurgeons, and, indeed, the whole medical community.

Keywords

Carotid Endarterectomy Carotid Stenosis Transient Cerebral Ischemia Carotid Artery Lesion Carotid Endarte 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sydney J. Peerless
    • 1
  • Henry J. M. Barnett
    • 1
  1. 1.Divisions of Neurosurgery and NeurologyThe University of Western OntarioLondonCanada

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