Meta-analysis of randomized trials comparing carotid endarterectomy and endovascular treatment.

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OBJECTIVE AND DESIGN In order to evaluate the comparative efficacy and safety of carotid angioplasty with or without stent placement (CAS) versus carotid endarterectomy (CEA) we performed a meta-analysis of the presently available randomized studies. MATERIALS AND METHODS A multiple electronic health database search on all randomized trials describing CAS… (More)

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