symptomatic carotid stenosis

Symptoms to surgery: factors associated with delays to carotid endarterectomy for symptomatic stenosis in an Irish tertiary vascular centre

May 5, 2022

Introduction Carotid endarterectomy (CEA) for symptomatic stenosis is most effective when performed close to the index event.1,2 To reduce the risk of further neurological events, the best practice guidelines issued by several international vascular societies all recommend that CEA be performed within 14 days of the initial symptoms.3,4 However, meeting this target can prove difficult…

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