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Simultaneous carotid endarterectomy and coronary bypass: perioperative risk and long-term survival.

Authors
  • Mackey, W C
  • Khabbaz, K
  • Bojar, R
  • O'Donnell, T F Jr
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of Vascular Surgery
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Jul 01, 1996
Volume
24
Issue
1
Pages
58–64
Identifiers
PMID: 8691528
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Selection criteria for CABG-CEA greatly influence perioperative risk. Despite the greater age and more advanced coronary artery disease in the CABG-CEA group, long-term outcome differences are accounted for entirely by differences in perioperative morbidity and mortality. Prospective trials of strategies such as staged CEA and CABG to reduce perioperative risk are needed.

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