Carotid endarterectomy: a follow-up study of the contralateral non-operated carotid artery.

@article{Johnson1978CarotidEA,
  title={Carotid endarterectomy: a follow-up study of the contralateral non-operated carotid artery.},
  author={Nathalie Bernasconi - Osterwalder Lise Johnson and Steven J Burnham and D. Preston Flanigan and James J Goodreau and James S t Yao and John J. Bergan},
  journal={Annals of surgery},
  year={1978},
  volume={188 6},
  pages={748-52}
}
In a study of 103 patients surviving carotid endarterectomy, follow-up information was obtained from all patients over a period of time extending to four years. This was done so that better decisions could be made regarding recommendations for contralateral carotid surgery. In this follow-up study, only three patients had contralateral surgery. Three additional patients had events clearly in the territory supplied by the contralateral carotid artery, and no patient suffered a contralateral… CONTINUE READING

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