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Carotid Endarterectomy

  • Christopher M. Loftus
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Abstract

In the hands of experienced surgeons, anesthesiologists, and neurocritical care intensivists, patients undergoing CEA experience a low incidence of complications, with common complications tending to be transient [1–8]. But despite the rare incidence of devastating complications, their clinical course can evolve rapidly, and patients may deteriorate unless there is immediate recognition of untoward events and quick intervention to reverse them.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Temple University Lewis Katz School of MedicinePhiladelphiaUSA

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