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CURRENT ISSUETHE JOURNAL OF CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY

A Journal on Cardiac, Vascular and Thoracic Surgery

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ISSN 0021-9509

Online ISSN 1827-191X

 

The Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery 2015 December;56(6):837-44

CAROTID UPDATE 

Recruiting RCTs comparing CAS, CEA and best medical treatment for asymptomatic carotid stenosis

De Borst G. J.

Department of Vascular Surgery, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands

The present paper summarizes the similarities and differences between recent and ongoing randomized controlled trials on optimal treatment of patients with severe but asymptomatic carotid stenosis. Protocol details will be discussed as well as needs for outcome and especially differentiation between patients with a low versus high risk for future events.

language: English


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