January 11, 2010

Carotid Endarterectomy Benefits Patients with CKD and Symptomatic High-Grade Stenosis

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This re-analysis of data from the North American Symptomatic Carotid Endarterectomy Trial showed that patients with stage 3 CKD and symptomatic high-grade carotid stenosis gained a large benefit in stroke risk reduction after endarterectomy.

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