Optimal selection of asymptomatic patients for carotid endarterectomy based on predicted 5-year survival.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE Although carotid endarterectomy (CEA) is performed to prevent stroke, long-term survival is essential to ensure benefit, especially in asymptomatic patients. We examined factors associated with 5-year survival following CEA in patients with asymptomatic internal carotid artery (ICA) stenosis. METHODS Prospectively collected data from 4114… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jvs.2012.12.056

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