Carotid endarterectomy for stroke prevention in older people.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

The efficacy of endarterectomy for patients with symptomatic high-grade stenosis of the extracranial carotid artery has been firmly established. Those with asymptomatic carotid disease may also be candidates for the operation. A thorough understanding of the benefits and risks of the operation for the individual patient is necessary in determining whether to recommend the operation.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Goldstein, LB

Published Date

  • November 1999

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 15 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 685 - 700

PubMed ID

  • 10499930

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0749-0690


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States