carotid stenosis

Research Priorities for Carotid Conditions: results of the UK Vascular James Lind Alliance Priority Setting Process

April 20, 2023

Background Fifteen percent of ischaemic strokes are thought to be caused by thrombotic or embolic carotid artery disease, and these carotid-related strokes are commonly fatal or disabling.1 Globally, carotid disease and specifically carotid stenosis affects an estimated 21.2% and 1.5%, respectively, of those aged 39–79 years.2 In 2016, 9.6 million cases of ischaemic stroke led…

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