Carotid endarterectomy in academic versus community hospitals: the national surgical quality improvement program data.

@article{Garg2011CarotidEI,
  title={Carotid endarterectomy in academic versus community hospitals: the national surgical quality improvement program data.},
  author={Joy Garg and David A Frankel and Ralph B Dilley},
  journal={Annals of vascular surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={433-41}
}
BACKGROUND Carotid endarterectomy (CEA) is among the most commonly performed vascular operations in both academic and community hospital settings. The excellent results of the large prospective studies (North American Symptomatic Carotid Endarterectomy Trial, Asymptomatic Carotid Atherosclerosis Study) have been criticized because of a widely held… CONTINUE READING