The evaluation of patients harboring significant carotid atherosclerotic disease entails a careful evaluation of the likely mechanism(s) leading to the increased risk of future stroke. This will facilitate clinical decision-making in terms of triaging patients to medical therapy alone vs medical therapy and carotid revascularization.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis|
|Subtitle of host publication||A Primer on Risk Stratification and Management|
|Number of pages||11|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2007|
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