Risk of wound hematoma at carotid endarterectomy under dual antiplatelet therapy

Abstract

This study aims to assess perioperative incidence of wound hematoma and bleeding in patients who underwent carotid endarterectomy (CEA) under dual antiplatelet therapy. Consecutive patients with initial CEA receiving aspirin, clopidogrel, or a combination of both were subjected to standard patch endarterectomy. Postoperative wound hematoma was assessed as… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00423-012-0967-z

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