The incidence of ischemic stroke versus intracerebral hemorrhage after carotid endarterectomy: a review of 2452 cases.

@article{Wilson2005TheIO,
  title={The incidence of ischemic stroke versus intracerebral hemorrhage after carotid endarterectomy: a review of 2452 cases.},
  author={Peter V Wilson and Alex D Ammar},
  journal={Annals of vascular surgery},
  year={2005},
  volume={19 1},
  pages={1-4}
}
Carotid endarterectomy is a frequently performed vascular procedure. The most common major perioperative neurologic complication is ischemic stroke. Intracerebral hemorrhage has been traditionally viewed as less common. It has been recently proposed that as technical advances are made, the rate of ischemic stroke and other complications has decreased, causing hemorrhagic stroke to attain increasing importance as a perioperative complication. A review of 2452 consecutive endarterectomies… CONTINUE READING
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