Safety and efficacy of endovascular treatment of carotid artery stenosis compared with carotid endarterectomy: a Cochrane systematic review of the randomized evidence.

@article{Coward2005SafetyAE,
  title={Safety and efficacy of endovascular treatment of carotid artery stenosis compared with carotid endarterectomy: a Cochrane systematic review of the randomized evidence.},
  author={Lucy J. Coward and Roland L. Featherstone and M. Meredith Brown},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2005},
  volume={36 4},
  pages={905-11}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Endovascular treatment of atherosclerotic carotid artery stenosis may be an alternative to surgical endarterectomy. To evaluate the safety and efficacy of endovascular techniques, we conducted a systematic review of randomized studies that compared endovascular treatment with surgery for carotid stenosis. METHODS We searched the Cochrane Stroke Group trials register, the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, MEDLINE, EMBASE, and Science Citation Index for… CONTINUE READING
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