Updated Society for Vascular Surgery guidelines for management of extracranial carotid disease: executive summary.

@article{Ricotta2011UpdatedSF,
  title={Updated Society for Vascular Surgery guidelines for management of extracranial carotid disease: executive summary.},
  author={John J. Ricotta and Ali F Aburahma and Enrico Ascher and Mark K. Eskandari and Peter L. Faries and Brajesh K. Lal},
  journal={Journal of vascular surgery},
  year={2011},
  volume={54 3},
  pages={832-6}
}
In 2008, the Society for Vascular Surgery published guidelines for the treatment of carotid bifurcation stenosis. Since that time, a number of prospective randomized trials have been completed and have shed additional light on the best treatment of extracranial carotid disease. This has prompted the Society for Vascular Surgery to form a committee to update and expand guidelines in this area. The review was done using the GRADE methodology.[corrected] The perioperative risk of stroke and death… CONTINUE READING

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