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Carotid stenting or endarterectomy for stroke prevention

Jonathan Golledge
Med J Aust 2002; 176 (3): 134-135.
Published online: 21 January 2002

To the Editor: I read with interest the article by Hender and colleagues recently published in the Journal.1 I agree with the authors' conclusion that there is presently insufficient evidence to suggest the widespread use of endoluminal treatment for carotid artery disease. However, there are a number of problems with the authors' interpretation of our recent article comparing the outcome of surgical and endoluminal treatment of symptomatic carotid stenosis.2

  • Jonathan Golledge


Correspondence: jgoll@senet.com.au

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