Carotid endarterectomy: Indications for symptomatic and asymptomatic stenosis

Seemant Chaturvedi, Alison Halliday

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There have been several clinical trials pertaining to carotid endarterectomy in the last two decades. These studies have provided long-awaited information regarding the risks and benefits of surgery for carotid stenosis. This paper outlines the key results for patients with symptomatic and asymptomatic stenosis. A scheme for the identification of patients likely to benefit from surgery, and persistent areas of controversy and uncertainty, are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)115-119
Number of pages5
JournalCurrent atherosclerosis reports
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 2000
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine


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