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Overview of primary and secondary analyses from 20 randomised controlled trials comparing carotid artery stenting with carotid endarterectomy. Eur J Vasc Endovasc Surg 2019; 58: 479-493

Published: 24th January 2020

Authors: Batchelder A, Saratzis A, Naylor AR

Conclusion

Thirty-day stroke and/or death rates were higher after stenting than surgery for both symptomatic (odds ratio 1.71, 95 per cent confidence interval1.38 to 2.11) and asymptomatic (1.64, 1.02 to 2.64) carotid disease. Late ipsilateral stroke rates were similar.

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