Detected Bruit

Ji Y. Chong and Michael P. Lerario

in Cerebrovascular Disease

Second edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print September 2016 | ISBN: 9780190495541
Published online November 2016 | e-ISBN: 9780190495572 | DOI:

Series: What Do I Do Now

Detected Bruit

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Carotid stenosis is a risk factor for stroke. Revascularization of high-grade asymptomatic carotid stenosis in select patients can lower the risk of incident stroke. Endarterectomy and stenting are both associated with periprocedural risk. Risks and benefits need to be evaluated carefully before proceeding with any intervention. Certain patient demographic and clinical characteristics, such as female gender, may reduce the benefits of surgery and influence treatment decisions.

Chapter.  968 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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