Carotid endarterectomy in octogenarians: comparison with patient characteristics and outcomes in younger patients.

@article{Schneider2000CarotidEI,
  title={Carotid endarterectomy in octogenarians: comparison with patient characteristics and outcomes in younger patients.},
  author={Joseph R. Schneider and Julie S Droste and Nancy Schindler and John F Golan},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={31 5},
  pages={927-35}
}
OBJECTIVES Carotid endarterectomy has been shown to be of clear benefit to selected patients. However, recent trials of carotid endarterectomy versus best medical therapy have excluded octogenarians, and some authors have suggested that carotid endarterectomy would have an unfavorable cost-benefit relationship in octogenarians. We compared patients and results for carotid endarterectomy in octogenarians and younger patients. METHODS We reviewed the results for 582 primary carotid… CONTINUE READING
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