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Preoperative angiography is outdated

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: (Published 29 April 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:1136
  1. P R F Bell
  1. Professor of surgery Faculty of Medicine, University of Leicester, Leicester Royal Infirmary, Leicester LE2 7LX

    EDITOR,—I am surprised that Mark Lambert should minimise the impact of carotid endarterectomy1 as its benefits have been more than proved in randomised controlled studies. Much of his criticism seems to hinge on his contention that angiography causes stroke in 1% of patients …

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