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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Ringleb, PA; Chatellier, G; Hacke, W; Favre, JP; Bartoli, JM; Eckstein, HH; Mas, JL 
Title:
Safety of endovascular treatment of carotid artery stenosis compared with surgical treatment: a meta-analysis. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Since publication of previous meta-analyses comparing endovascular and surgical treatment of patients with carotid artery stenosis, two further large-scale trials have been conducted, almost doubling the number of patients available for analysis. Therefore, it is justified to update these meta-analyses. METHODS: Relevant trials were identified by a search of the literature using an electronic database. Trials with a nonrandomized patient allocation were not included. We f...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
J Vasc Surg 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
47 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
350-5 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0741-5214 
TUM Institution:
chirurgie