A Retrospective 10-Year, Single-Institution Study of Carotid Endarterectomy with a Focus on Elderly Patients

@inproceedings{Park2016AR1,
  title={A Retrospective 10-Year, Single-Institution Study of Carotid Endarterectomy with a Focus on Elderly Patients},
  author={Hojong Park and Tae-Won Kwon and S. U. Kwon and Dong-Wha Kang and Jong Sung Kim and Young Soo Chung and Sung Yae Shin and Youngjin Han and Yong-Pil Cho},
  booktitle={Journal of clinical neurology},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE This study evaluated the outcome following surgery for carotid artery stenosis in a single institution during a 10-year period and the relevance of aging to access to surgery. METHODS Between January 2001 and December 2010, 649 carotid endarterectomies (CEAs) were performed in 596 patients for internal carotid artery occlusive disease at our institution; 596 patients received unilateral CEAs and 53 patients received bilateral CEAs. Data regarding patient characteristics… CONTINUE READING