This study delineates the perioperative and long-term outcomes after carotid endarterectomy in dialysis-dependent patients in a large national database.
A 45-year-old woman had intermittent episodes of right hand and leg discoordination and paresthesia of increasing frequency. What is your diagnosis?
This meta-analysis reviews the evidence for and against protamine use, both in its association with increased thrombotic complications and with decreased bleeding, in patients undergoing carotid endarterectomy.
This retrospective analysis shows that both carotid endarterectomy and carotid artery stenting can be performed safely by a vascular surgeon in properly selected patients.
Antoniou et al undertake a comprehensive review of the literature and conduct an analysis of the outcomes of carotid interventions in the elderly. See the Invited Commentary by Darling.
In a review article, Kuy and colleagues aimed to define carotid disease burden in women, review outcomes of carotid endarterectomy and carotid artery stenting in women, and provide guidelines for management of women with carotid stenosis.