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Vol 8, No 3 (2002)
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Carotid endarterectomy in Poland. Preliminary analysis of reports from Polish vascular centres

Mieczysław Szostek, Jerzy Leszczyński
Acta Angiologica 2002;8(3):81-88.

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Vol 8, No 3 (2002)
Original papers
Published online: 2002-06-27

Abstract

The aim of the study is to present the status of surgical treatment of internal carotid artery (ICA) stenosis in Poland. All data were obtained from the reports received from 13 vascular surgery centres in Poland. Preoperative diagnostic tests, the number of operations, intraoperative monitoring and surgical techniques were analysed. The problems of surgical brain ischaemia with reference to literature were described in the discussion.

Abstract

The aim of the study is to present the status of surgical treatment of internal carotid artery (ICA) stenosis in Poland. All data were obtained from the reports received from 13 vascular surgery centres in Poland. Preoperative diagnostic tests, the number of operations, intraoperative monitoring and surgical techniques were analysed. The problems of surgical brain ischaemia with reference to literature were described in the discussion.
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Keywords

ischaemic stroke; internal carotid artery stenosis; endarterectomy

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Title

Carotid endarterectomy in Poland. Preliminary analysis of reports from Polish vascular centres

Journal

Acta Angiologica

Issue

Vol 8, No 3 (2002)

Pages

81-88

Published online

2002-06-27

Bibliographic record

Acta Angiologica 2002;8(3):81-88.

Keywords

ischaemic stroke
internal carotid artery stenosis
endarterectomy

Authors

Mieczysław Szostek
Jerzy Leszczyński

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