Carotid Endarterectomy

Known as: Endarterectomies, Carotid, Carotid Endarterectomies, endarterectomy carotid 
The excision of the thickened, atheromatous tunica intima of a carotid artery.
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BACKGROUND We previously reported that, in a randomized trial, carotid stenting with the use of an emboli-protection device is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
OBJECTIVES Given the importance of inflammation in atherosclerosis, we sought to determine if atherosclerotic plaque inflammation… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
BACKGROUND Among patients with substantial carotid artery narrowing but no recent neurological symptom (stroke or transient… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
BACKGROUND Percutaneous transluminal angioplasty and stenting (endovascular treatment) can be used to treat carotid stenosis, but… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE This study reports the surgical results in those patients who underwent carotid endarterectomy in the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Previous studies have shown that carotid endarterectomy in patients with symptomatic severe carotid stenosis (defined… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Hypertension Hypertension is the most powerful, prevalent, and treatable risk factor for stroke. Both systolic and diastolic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Chlamydia pneumoniae has been associated with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease by both seroepidemiologic studies and direct… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
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  • 1995
OBJECTIVE To determine whether the addition of carotid endarterectomy to aggressive medical management can reduce the incidence… (More)
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