EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND ENDOVASCULAR SURGERY, vol.28, no.5, pp.494-499, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI)
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EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF VASCULAR AND ENDOVASCULAR SURGERY
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carotid endarterectomy, contralateral carotid occlusion, intraluminal shunts, stroke, ARTERY
Objectives. Endarterectomy of a stenotic internal carotid artery in the presence of contralateral carotid occlusion (CCO) is Often assessed as a high-risk procedure. We have assessed the requirementfor shunting in patients with CCO operated under local anaesthetic.