Consider carotid endarterectomy

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.308.6922.201c (Published 15 January 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:201
  1. M Adiseshiah
  1. University College Hospital, London WC1E 6AU

    EDITOR, - It was depressing to note that avoidable factors may have contributed to the death of 44% of those patients with hypertension who died in J N Payne and colleagues' survey of avoidable factors in deaths from stroke and hypertension disease.1 In a study of 168 general practitioners in Leicestershire only 21% were aware …

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