Carotid Endarterectomy: A Challenge for Scientific Medicine
In the case of a ruptured aneurysm, the mortality, let alone the morbidity, from a recurrent hemorrhage is close to 50%. The survivors have almost an equal chance of being left with a serious disability. The TIA patient has at least a 90% chance of going through each successive year after the initial event(s) without a serious outcome.
If a stroke does occur, there is at least a 30% chance of its being in another arterial territory from that of the artery that caused the presenting symptoms.
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