Mechanisms of neurologic deficits and mortality with carotid endarterectomy.


OBJECTIVE To evaluate the incidence and etiology of perioperative complications of carotid endarterectomy. DESIGN Retrospective review of carotid endarterectomies performed over 13 years. Risk factors, indications, results of electroencephalographic (EEG) monitoring, and outcomes were evaluated. SETTING University medical center. PATIENTS Three… (More)


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@article{McKinsey1996MechanismsON, title={Mechanisms of neurologic deficits and mortality with carotid endarterectomy.}, author={James F. McKinsey and Tina R Desai and Hisham S. Bassiouny and Giancarlo Piano and J P Spire and Christopher K. Zarins and Bruce L. Gewertz}, journal={Archives of surgery}, year={1996}, volume={131 5}, pages={526-31; discussion 531-2} }