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journal article 
Author(s):
Eckstein, HH; Ringleb, P; Allenberg, JR; Berger, J; Fraedrich, G; Hacke, W; Hennerici, M; Stingele, R; Fiehler, J; Zeumer, H; Jansen, O 
Title:
Results of the Stent-Protected Angioplasty versus Carotid Endarterectomy (SPACE) study to treat symptomatic stenoses at 2 years: a multinational, prospective, randomised trial. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: The SPACE trial is a multinational, prospective, randomised study to test the hypothesis that carotid artery stenting is not inferior to carotid endarterectomy for treating patients with severe symptomatic carotid artery stenosis. We did not prove non-inferiority of carotid artery stenting compared with carotid endarterectomy for the 30-day complication rate, and we now report the results at 2 years. METHODS: Between March, 2001, and February, 2006, patients with symptomatic, severe...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Lancet Neurol 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
Journal issue:
10 
Pages contribution:
893-902 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1474-4422 
TUM Institution:
chirurgie