Stroke rates after carotid artery stenting depend on study-specific definitions

EuroIntervention 2016;12:526-530. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV12I4A88

Stephan Staubach
Stephan Staubach, MD; Katharina Soekeland, MD; Jakob Ledwoch, MD; Manuela Segerer, MD; Henning Strohm, MD; Harald Mudra*, MD
Klinik für Kardiologie, Pneumologie und Internistische Intensivmedizin, Städtisches Klinikum München GmbH, Klinikum Neuperlach, Munich, Germany

Aims: There is no consensus definition for minor and major stroke in trials comparing CAS vs. CEA. In this study the patients of our large single-centre CAS registry suffering a procedure

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