Durability of eversion carotid endarterectomy: comparison with primary closure and carotid patch angioplasty.

@article{Katras2001DurabilityOE,
  title={Durability of eversion carotid endarterectomy: comparison with primary closure and carotid patch angioplasty.},
  author={Tony Katras and Ulises Baltazar and Daniel S Rush and W C Sutterfield and Leo M Harvill and P E Stanton},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  year={2001},
  volume={34 3},
  pages={453-8}
}
OBJECTIVES Despite numerous studies in which various methods for arteriotomy closure after carotid endarterectomy (CEA) have been addressed, the optimum surgical technique to reduce complications and late carotid restenosis has yet to be firmly established. The purpose of this study was to prospectively compare the results of the eversion CEA technique with those of conventional CEA with either primary closure or carotid patch angioplasty, and to determine under clinical conditions whether… CONTINUE READING