Surgery for carotid artery stenosis: Cut-off point is problematic in selecting patients for carotid surgery

BMJ 2004; 329 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7478.1344-a (Published 02 December 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:1344
  1. Christian Arning (Christian.Arning@t-online.de), head
  1. Department of Neurology, Wandsbek Hospital, Alphonsstr. 14, D-22043 Hamburg, Germany

    EDITOR—Toole's voice is important in the controversial debate on carotid surgery.1 However, in determining a cut-off point for selecting patients for endarterectomy, the different methods of measurement (local versus distal degree of …

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