Carotid Endarterectomy

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… hemodynamics after contralateral carotid endarterectomy in...   -  Sep 29, 2005
We sought to investigate whether carotid endarterectomy (CEA) can achieve ... Carotid endarterectomy (CEA) of the contralateral severe CS is performed to ... Nature.com

… artery stenting superior to carotid endarterectomy in symptomatic...   -  Nov 7, 2006
Ringleb PA et al. for the SPACE Collaborative Group (2006) 30-day results from the SPACE trial of stent-protected angioplasty versus carotid endarterectomy ... Nature.com

… plaque histology predict the risk of restenosis after carotid...   -  Mar 2, 2008
...(2008) Atherosclerotic plaque composition and occurrence of restenosis after carotid endarterectomy. JAMA 299: 547–554 PubMed ... Nature.com

Combining Heart and Stroke-Prevention Surgeries Raises Death Risk   -  Jan 15, 2007
Heart-bypass surgery reroutes blood flow around clogged arteries, while carotid endarterectomy, the most commonly used stroke-prevention surgery, ... Washington Post

Stroke patients facing unacceptable delays   -  Jun 5, 2009
The common, procedure called carotid endarterectomy, is routinely used to remove the ... Prof Halliday added: "This large survey of carotid endarterectomy ... Telegraph.co.uk

Is carotid endarterectomy safe in patients over 80 years old?   -  Apr 13, 2005
Miller MT et al. (2005) Carotid endarterectomy in octogenarians: does increased age indicate "high risk"? J Vasc Surg 41: 231–237 PubMed ... Nature.com

Anesthesia Type Won't Influence Neck Artery Surgery Outcomes   -  Nov 26, 2008
Blocked neck arteries increase the risk of stroke, and a procedure called carotid endarterectomy (CE) is used to clear the arteries. ... Washington Post

End of an era for endarterectomy   -  Jun 30, 2009
Vascular surgeons are questioning whether carotid endarterectomy still has a ... The number of carotid endarterectomy procedures carried out both in NSW and ... 6minutes

Stroke Secondary to Atherosclerosis   -  Feb 20, 2007
Carotid endarterectomy is a surgical procedure that cleans out and opens up the ... Carotid endarterectomy is generally not recommended for patients with ... New York Times

Stenting for carotid artery stenosis   -  Dec 27, 2006
Carotid endarterectomy (CEA) has been well established for the treatment of ... The North American Symptomatic Carotid Endarterectomy Trial Collaborators. ... Nature.com

Carotid endarterectomy for TIA and stroke   -  Feb 26, 2008
Carotid endarterectomy is surgery to remove plaque buildup in the carotid arteries. During a carotid endarterectomy:. A small incision is made in the neck ... MSN Health & Fitness

Surgeons have 2 ways to plunge a carotid artery   -  Oct 2, 2005
The doctor has recommended either a carotid endarterectomy or ... Carotid endarterectomy: In this surgical procedure, an incision is made in your neck to ... Pay-Per-View - Chicago Tribune - ProQuest Archiver

Stroke Secondary to Syphilis   -  Apr 17, 2008
Carotid endarterectomy is a surgical procedure that cleans out and opens up the ... Carotid endarterectomy is generally not recommended for patients with ... New York Times

Carotid Endarterectomy Beneficial for Stroke Prevention in Patients...   -  Sep 28, 2005
By American Academy of Neurology, Stroke affects more than 700000 people in the United States per year. A blockage of a blood vessel is responsible for ... RxPG NEWS

OCEAN: Omacor Carotid Endarterectomy Intervention Trial   -  Jul 28, 2006
The putative cardioprotective effects of omega-3 fatty acids have been documented in epidemiologic and case-control studies, but the mechanisms for these ... Medscape

Hemorrhagic Stroke Surgery - Hemorrhagic Stroke Health Information - ...   -  Sep 16, 2008
Carotid endarterectomy is a surgical procedure that cleans out and opens up the ... Carotid endarterectomy is generally not recommended for patients with ... New York Times

Statins reduce stroke risk after surgery   -  Nov 14, 2005
This "carotid endarterectomy" is highly protective, but occasionally it triggers strokes by loosening debris that lodges in the brain. ... msnbc.com

Endarterectomy for carotid artery stenosis: who qualifies?(GUIDELINE ...   -  Oct 1, 2006
Carotid endarterectomy is effective for symptomatic patients with 70% to 99% ... Carotid endarterectomy should not be considered for symptomatic patients ... Free with registration - Journal of Family Practice - AccessMyLibrary.com

… on combined bypass, carotid endarterectomy.(HEART BEAT)(Brief...   -  Mar 1, 2007
Patients warned on combined bypass, carotid endarterectomy.(HEART BEAT)(Brief article) ... find Heart Advisor articles. Patients who undergo combined heart ... Pay-Per-View - Heart Advisor - HighBeam Research

Stroke Related to Cocaine Use   -  Feb 13, 2008
Carotid endarterectomy is a surgical procedure that cleans out and opens up the ... Carotid endarterectomy is generally not recommended for patients with ... New York Times

Carotid Endarterectomy Superior to Stenting in Patients With Symptomat...   -  May 28, 2009
By Judith Moser, MD. STOCKHOLM, Sweden -- May 28, 2009 -- In patients with symptomatic carotid stenosis, endarterectomy of the carotid artery is safer than ... DG News

Carotid Artery Surgery Brings Higher Than Expected Risk   -  Feb 8, 2007
The procedure, called carotid endarterectomy, "is the most common surgery performed ... In carotid endarterectomy, surgeons open up clogged carotid vessels, ... Washington Post

Carotid stenting versus endarterectomy: the controversy continues   -  Nov 30, 2006
Carotid endarterectomy (CEA) is the standard therapy for the prevention of stroke in patients with severe symptomatic carotid stenosis, ... Nature.com

AAN Updates Guidelines on Carotid Endarterectomy   -  Sep 26, 2005
Sept. 26, 2005 — The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) has updated its guidelines on carotid endarterectomy (CE). The revised recommendations and ... Medscape

Response To Carotid Endarterectomy Audit   -  Jun 8, 2009
Joe Korner, Director of Communications at The Stroke Association said: "This audit shows that there is still a long way to go to make sure people get urgent ... Medical News Today - Medical News Today (press release)

No managed care link for stroke-prevention   -  Dec 31, 2008
Carotid endarterectomy is a surgical procedure to remove blockages in the neck arteries that can lead to strokes. Lead author Dr. Ethan Halm of the ... UPI.com

CABG Plus Endarterectomy Increases Post-Op Stroke and Death   -  Jan 15, 2007
15 -- It seemed like a good idea, but combining a carotid endarterectomy with a ... Explain to patients who ask that while both carotid endarterectomy and ... MedPage Today

Updated guideline: Carotid endarterectomy beneficial for stroke …   -  Sep 20, 2005
ST. PAUL, Minn. ñ Stroke affects more than 700000 people in the United States per year. A blockage of a blood vessel is responsible for about 80 percent of ... PsychCentral.com

Article: Carotid endarterectomy beat stenting at 30 days.(Neurology) ...   -  Aug 1, 2006
Carotid endarterectomy beat stenting at 30 days.(Neurology) ... find Internal Medicine News articles. PHILADELPHIA -- The periprocedural rate of death or ... Pay-Per-View - Internal Medicine News - HighBeam Research

Study Finds Carotid Endarterectomy Safe in Elders   -  Oct 10, 2008
CHICAGO -- October 10, 2008 -- New research published in the October issue of Journal of the American College of Surgeons challenges the current opinion ... DG News

Vascular risk factors for central retinal artery occlusion   -  Jun 12, 2009
North American Symptomatic Carotid Endarterectomy Trial (NASCET) Collaborators. Beneficial effect of carotid endarterectomy in symptomatic patients with ... Nature.com

Does surgery have a role in the management of asymptomatic carotid …   -  Jul 20, 2007
Carotid endarterectomy for asymptomatic carotid stenosis. ... (2005) Carotid endarterectomy—an evidence-based review: report of the Therapeutics and ... Nature.com

How long are delays to carotid imaging and endarterectomy, and how do...   -  Oct 17, 2005
After transient ischemic attack (TIA) or stroke, carotid endarterectomy (CEA) reduces the risk of recurrent stroke in patients with 50% carotid artery ... Nature.com

CEA: Leading the Fight Against Stroke   -  Aug 7, 2006
A carotid endarterectomy is a surgical procedure to treat stroke. ... Carotid Endarterectomy means to remove the colossal plaque that blocks the artery that ... 央视国际

Daily Times - Leading News Resource of Pakistan   -  Dec 26, 2009
He came to Pakistan to teach doctors about carotid endarterectomy under local ... “If this blockage can't be removed through carotid endarterectomy, ... Daily Times

Heart pioneer 'greatest surgeon ever'; Michael DeBakey developed …   -  Jul 13, 2008
He performed the first carotid endarterectomy in 1953. In 1964, he performed the first coronary artery bypass surgery. ... Pay-Per-View - Toronto Star - ProQuest Archiver

Local versus general anaesthesia for carotid endarterectomy   -  Jul 1, 2007
Carotid endarterectomy reduces the risk of stroke in people with recently symptomatic, severe carotid artery stenosis. However, there are significant ... Medscape

Carotid endarterectomy beat stenting at 30 days.(Neurology)   -  Aug 1, 2006
PHILADELPHIA -- The periprocedural rate of death or stroke in patients undergoing carotid artery stenting was about 40% higher than for similar patients who ... $4.95 - Internal Medicine News - ECNext

… , limit use of carotid endarterectomy.(Cardiovascular Medicine) -...   -  Feb 15, 2005
In women, limit use of carotid endarterectomy. ... The perioperative risks of carotid endarterectomy outweigh the benefits in symptomatic women with less ... Pay-Per-View - Internal Medicine News - HighBeam Research

Racial disparity seen in stroke-preventing surgery   -  Jul 31, 2009
The surgery, known as carotid endarterectomy, removes blockages from the carotid (neck) arteries supplying the brain, with the goal of preventing future ... Reuters India

Fewer patients undergoing stroke prevention surgery for wrong reasons   -  Jan 16, 2007
Carotid endarterectomy is a surgical procedure that involves opening up the ... The NYCAS study found the rate of inappropriate carotid endarterectomy ... emaxhealth.com

Carotid Endarterectomy Better Than Stenting for Artery Stenosis   -  Nov 24, 2008
Newswise — Narrowing (stenosis) of the carotid artery, which supplies blood to the brain, may lead to a stroke or transient ischemic attack â?€ often called ... newswise.com

Carotid Artery Surgery Guidelines Updated New Data Also Support...   -  Dec 21, 2005
Carotid endarterectomy is the most frequently performed operation to prevent stroke. The guidelines (available online at ... Journal of American Medical Association - Journal of American Medical Association...

Carotid stent inferior to carotid endarterectomy.(Patient Oriented...   -  Jan 1, 2007
Is stenting a safe and effective alternative to carotid endarterectomy in patients with symptomatic carotid stenosis? * Bottom Line ... Free with registration - Journal of Family Practice - AccessMyLibrary.com

Stroke Surgery - Stroke Health Information - NY Times Health   -  May 21, 2009
Carotid endarterectomy is a surgical procedure that cleans out plaque and ... Carotid endarterectomy is generally not recommended for patients with acute ... New York Times

SPACE: Carotid Stenting Falls Short of Noninferiority vs Endarterectom...   -  Oct 6, 2006
Carotid endarterectomy is still recommended by European and North American guidelines for the prevention of stroke or recurrent stroke in patients with ... Medscape

Fewer Patients Undergoing Stroke Prevention Surgery for Wrong …   -  Jan 9, 2007
Carotid endarterectomy is a surgical procedure that involves opening up the ... The NYCAS study found the rate of inappropriate carotid endarterectomy ... newswise.com

Comorbid Conditions No Bar to Safe Endarterectomy   -  Aug 15, 2008
Explain to interested patients that carotid endarterectomy involves ... The current study suggests that carotid endarterectomy can safely be offered to most ... MedPage Today

… ; Study assessed impact of carotid endarterectomy on BP homeostasis   -  Jun 21, 2005
2005 JUN 21 - (NewsRx.com) -- Carotid endarterectomy impairs blood pressure homeostasis by reducing the physiologic baroreflex reserve. ... Pay-Per-View - Life Science Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

[U] Dispigno v. Berroya, 12 Misc.3d 1166(A) (NYSup. 06/07/2006)   -  Jun 7, 2006
As a result of the second carotid endarterectomy, performed on the right side ("the surgery"), plaintiff alleges that she sustained numerous injuries. ... $2.95 - Supreme Court of New York, X County - VersusLaw

Emergent Carotid Endarterectomy Provides Favourable Outcome After …   -  Aug 29, 2007
By Chris Berrie. BRUSSELS, BELGIUM -- August 29, 2007 -- Emergent carotid endarterectomy (CEA) is associated with a more favourable clinical outcome when ... DG News

Medical Therapy Has Benefits in Neck Artery Disease   -  Dec 15, 2009
Based on his study, Spence has this advice for the general public: "If someone offers to perform carotid endarterectomy or stenting for your asymptomatic ... ABC News

Carotid Artery Stenting Has Higher Risks than Carotid Endarterectomy   -  May 8, 2008
Newswise — A new study, will be presented at the Vascular Annual Meeting on June 5, 2008 that compares discharge data from patients who had carotid artery ... newswise.com

Article: Intracranial aneurysm and carotid artery stenosis.(Editorial)...   -  Jul 1, 2006
Article: Carotid endarterectomy may reduce risk of stroke ... ... 30 days, carotid endarterectomy (compared with carotid artery stenting ... randomized to ... Pay-Per-View - Southern Medical Journal - HighBeam Research

Carotid endarterectomy   -  Nov 18, 2005
Carotid endarterectomy is performed by vascular surgeons and neurosurgeons, generally under general anaesthetic, although a few centres offer the procedure ... Pay-Per-View - Australian Doctor - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Article: Delay to surgery, gender determine success of carotid...   -  Sep 1, 2007
Article: Comparison of Standard Carotid Endarterectomy with . ... Currently, the two primary approaches to carotid endarterectomy for extracranial carotid ... Pay-Per-View - Family Practice News - HighBeam Research

Regional Variation in the Utilization of Carotid Endarterectomy   -  May 1, 2009
Methods: The authors analyzed national data on the utilization of CEA to determine the per capita rate of CEA in 50 states and the District of Columbia in ... Cardiosource

Patients Requiring Dialysis not at Risk of Greater Complication after...   -  Sep 2, 2008
Landmark studies have demonstrated that carotid endarterectomy (CEA) reduced the ... Carotid endarterectomy (CEA) is widely accepted as the gold standard of ... Medscape

… plexus blockade for carotid endarterectomy impairs autonomic CV …   -  Oct 24, 2006
We investigated whether combined deep and superficial cervical plexus (CP) blockade for carotid endarterectomy (CEA) produces changes in autonomic ... Pay-Per-View - Life Science Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Combining CABG and endarterectomy.(CLINICAL CAPSULES)(coronary …   -  Jun 1, 2005
...find Internal Medicine News articles. Performing carotid endarterectomy at the same time as coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) to head off a po... Pay-Per-View - Internal Medicine News - HighBeam Research

Managed care plans do little to rein in costs, Dallas doctor's study...   -  Jan 31, 2009
He said he also chose carotid endarterectomy because it's a surgery for which managed care plans routinely require pre-certification to weed out patients ... Denton Record Chronicle

Anesthesia; Carotid endarterectomy patients under regional anesthesia...   -  Sep 26, 2006
2006 SEP 26 - (NewsRx.com) -- Carotid endarterectomy patients under regional anesthesia show decreased stress response with clonidine. ... Pay-Per-View - Life Science Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Carotid stent inferior to carotid endarterectomy.(Patient Oriented...   -  Jan 1, 2007
Mas JL, Chatellier G, Beyssen B, et al, for the EVA-3S Investigators. Endarterectomy versus stenting in patients with symptomatic severe carotid stenosis. $4.95 - Journal of Family Practice - ECNext

… Completes Patient Visits In Phase 2 Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA)...   -  Jul 11, 2008
...compounds for the treatment of cardiovascular disease, announced that it has completed the last patient visit in its carotid endarterectomy (CEA) study. ... Medical News Today - Medical News Today (press release)

Carotid Endarterectomy in the Very Elderly   -  Sep 6, 2005
This viewpoint from Albert Lowenfels, MD, offers commentary on important clinical research in the field of general surgery. This study presents the results ... Medscape

Third carotid stent with emboli filter gets nod.(Neurology) | Article...   -  Nov 1, 2006
American Symptomatic Carotid Endarterectomy Trial (NASCET) involved ... in ... Wallstent was as safe and effective as carotid endarterectomy for treating ... Pay-Per-View - Internal Medicine News - HighBeam Research

Does stenting produce better results than endarterectomy?(Tips from …   -  May 15, 2007
The SPACE (Stent-supported Percutaneous Angioplasty of the Carotid Artery versus Endarterectomy) trial was designed to compare carotid endarterectomy and ... Free with registration - American Family Physician - AccessMyLibrary.com

… With Stroke or Death After Carotid Endarterectomy in Northern New ...   -  Dec 5, 2008
Study Question: What are the predictors of stroke and mortality in patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy (CEA)? Methods: The authors assessed the ... Cardiosource

… Completes Enrollment In Phase 2 Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) Trial   -  Mar 22, 2008
...announced that it has completed patient enrollment in its carotid endarterectomy (CEA) study, the first of three Phase 2 trials investigating VIA-2291, ... Medical News Today - Medical News Today (press release)

Assessment of Silent Embolism from Carotid Endarterectomy by Use of …   -  Jun 1, 2008
Kirsten PN Forbes a , Holly A. Shill a , Peter M. Britt a , Joseph M. Zabramski a , Robert F. Spetzler a and Joseph E. Heiserman ,a ... AJNR (subscription)

… Completes Patient Visits in Phase 2 Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA)...   -  Jul 10, 2008
...for the treatment of cardiovascular disease, announced today that it has completed the last patient visit in its carotid endarterectomy (CEA) study. ... RedOrbit

Endarterectomy Improves Brain Haemodynamics: Presented at …   -  May 23, 2008
..."These findings show that carotid endarterectomy benefits patients not only by removing the embolic source, but also by improving patients' cerebral ... DG News

Stent-Protected Percutaneous Angioplasty of the Carotid vs. …   -  May 24, 2006
The inclusion of the SPACE data in the meta-analysis of CAS versus carotid endarterectomy randomized clinical trials further supports the trends for a ... DG News

Carotid Artery Disease; Pros, cons of endarterectomy considered in …   -  Jan 24, 2005
According to first author Sonia Alamowitch, MD, and colleagues, reporting for the North American Symptomatic Carotid Endarterectomy Trial (NASCET) and the ... Pay-Per-View - Cardiovascular Week - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Carotid endarterectomy.(Adult Health Advisor 2007)   -  May 31, 2007
A carotid endarterectomy is a procedure in which a surgeon treats a blockage in a carotid artery. You have two carotid arteries, one on each side of the ... $4.95 - Clinical Reference Systems - ECNext

Surgeon age and operative outcomes for primary rhegmatogenous retinal...   -  May 1, 2009
4 Other studies also showed that more years of experience were associated with worse patient outcomes following carotid endarterectomy and coronary artery ... Nature.com

Higher Levels of Cholesterol Bode Badly for Older Survivors of …   -  May 14, 2008
...[Presentation Title: Total Cholesterol Levels Predict Vascular Death in Patients Undergoing Carotid Endarterectomy: Results From 5-Year Follow-Up Study.] DG News

Carotid endarterectomy.(Adult Health Advisor 2006)   -  Nov 1, 2006
A carotid endarterectomy is a procedure in which a surgeon treats a blockage in a carotid artery. You have two carotid arteries, one on each side of the ... $4.95 - Clinical Reference Systems - ECNext

Carotid endarterectomy.(usage)   -  May 24, 2006
A carotid endarterectomy is a procedure in which a surgeon removes a blockage in a carotid artery. You have two carotid arteries, one on each side of the ... $4.95 - Clinical Reference Systems - ECNext

Carotid Artery Disease; Pros, cons of endarterectomy considered in …   -  Jan 30, 2005
According to first author Sonia Alamowitch, MD, and colleagues, reporting for the North American Symptomatic Carotid Endarterectomy Trial (NASCET) and the ... Pay-Per-View - Heart Disease Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Carotid Artery Disease; Pros, cons of endarterectomy considered in …   -  Jan 25, 2005
According to first author Sonia Alamowitch, MD, and colleagues, reporting for the North American Symptomatic Carotid Endarterectomy Trial (NASCET) and the ... Pay-Per-View - Life Science Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

TCT: Carotid Stents Meet AHA Endarterectomy Safety Threshold   -  Oct 23, 2007
The AHA carotid endarterectomy guidance document, which was published in 1998, recommended the procedure for patients with a surgical risk of less than 3% ... MedPage Today

Carotid stenting and endarterectomy yield similar outcomes at 2...   -  Aug 1, 2006
In a major study comparing carotid endarterectomy and carotid stenting, ... In a major study comparing carotid endarterectomy and carotid stenting, ... Pay-Per-View - Internal Medicine News - HighBeam Research

Carotid Stenosis; Modern carotid endarterectomy compares favorably to...   -  Oct 24, 2005
2005 OCT 24 - (NewsRx.com) -- Modern carotid endarterectomy may contend for the role of "gold standard" in carotid stenosis treatment. ... Pay-Per-View - Health & Medicine Week - Factiva, from Dow Jones

… Patient Visits in Phase 2 Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) Trial. - PR   -  Jul 10, 2008
VIA Pharmaceuticals Completes Patient Visits in Phase 2 Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) Trial. from PR Newswire. Highbeam Research – FREE Trial. Pay-Per-View - PR Newswire - HighBeam Research

Carotid Stenosis; Modern carotid endarterectomy compares favorably to...   -  Oct 29, 2005
2005 OCT 29 - (NewsRx.com) -- Modern carotid endarterectomy may contend for the role of "gold standard" in carotid stenosis treatment. ... Pay-Per-View - Obesity, Fitness & Wellness Week - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Diagnostics; After carotid endarterectomy, unilateral arterial spin...   -  May 31, 2006
CBF can remain normal despite severe ICA stenosis, making the benefit of carotid endarterectomy (CEA) or stenting difficult to assess." ... Pay-Per-View - Life Science Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

Carotid Stenosis; Modern carotid endarterectomy compares favorably to...   -  Oct 25, 2005
2005 OCT 25 - (NewsRx.com) -- Modern carotid endarterectomy may contend for the role of "gold standard" in carotid stenosis treatment. ... Pay-Per-View - Life Science Weekly - Factiva, from Dow Jones

… Enrollment In Phase 2 Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) Trial. - PR New   -  Mar 20, 2008
VIA Pharmaceuticals Completes Enrollment In Phase 2 Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) Trial. from PR Newswire. Highbeam Research – FREE Trial. Pay-Per-View - PR Newswire - HighBeam Research

ASK AN EXPERT   -  Jul 3, 2008
Carotid endarterectomy. In this procedure, a surgeon removes plaques that ... Used less commonly than carotid endarterectomy, angioplasty can widen the ... CNN International

CREST Trial to Study Treatment for Carotid Artery Disease Expanded to...   -  Feb 22, 2005
..."We are pleased that CREST will now include asymptomatic subjects who are at normal surgical risk for carotid endarterectomy in this important study," said ... Free with registration - Business Wire - AccessMyLibrary.com

Stents are best in high-risk patients.   -  Nov 15, 2006
In landmark trials done at expert institutions by expert operators, such as the North American Symptomatic Carotid Endarterectomy Trial (NASCET), ... Free with registration - Internal Medicine News - AccessMyLibrary.com

Is carotid stenting primary treatment for extracranial carotid artery...   -  Jan 1, 2005
Study results have proved that carotid stenting is not inferior to carotid endarterectomy for treating patients with comorbid conditions, and for treating ... Free with registration - Internal Medicine News - AccessMyLibrary.com

J. David Spence   -  Dec 23, 2005
That operation, carotid endarterectomy, reduces by two-thirds the risk of stroke and death over the ensuing two years, but only if it is done in a timely ... Globe and Mail

What is the most cost-effective imaging strategy for measuring...   -  Nov 22, 2005
...(2005) Cost-effectiveness of diagnostic strategies prior to carotid endarterectomy. Ann Neurol 58: 506–515 PubMed. Digital subtraction angiography (DSA) is ... Nature.com

Treating Heart Disease Risk Factors - Hypertension, Diabetes - May...   -  Jun 11, 2007
Carotid endarterectomy is performed when a major blood vessel that supplies blood to the brain is blocked as a result of atherosclerosis. ... SeniorJournal.com

Welcome to NephrOnline :: Property of Grand View Media Group   -  Dec 11, 2009
Dr. Garg, Dr. Mathew, and colleagues examined the benefits and risks of carotid endarterectomy in CKD patients by analyzing the NASCET kidney function data ... NephrOnline

Fewer Patients Undergoing Stroke Prevention Surgery For Wrong …   -  Jan 19, 2007
Carotid endarterectomy is a surgical procedure that involves opening up the ... The NYCAS study found the rate of inappropriate carotid endarterectomy ... Medical News Today - Medical News Today (press release)

Concomitant intracranial aneurysm and carotid artery stenosis: a …   -  Jul 1, 2006
Safety of carotid endarterectomy associated with small intracranial aneurysms. South Med J 1997;90:1213-1216. 4. Carvi Y. Nievas MN, Haas E, Hollerhage HG. ... Free with registration - Southern Medical Journal - AccessMyLibrary.com

Supporters say the Maine Quality Forum analysis is meant not to...   -  Jan 16, 2005
With regard to carotid endarterectomy, the Web site says: "There are medications that you can take that also make a stroke less likely without surgery. ... $2.00 - Portland Press Herald - NewsBank



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