Endarterectomy for stroke prevention appropriate in symptomatic patients -- PORT study.
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
Executive SummaryCAROTID ENDARTERECTOMY RECOMMENDED FOR STROKE PREVENTION in symptomatic patients in a Sept. 7 patient outcomes research team (PORT) report on "Secondary and Tertiary Prevention of Stroke." The report concludes that carotid endarterectomy "is probably the treatment of choice" for symptomatic patients. Sponsored by the Agency for Health Care Policy and Research, the stroke PORT project is administered by the Center for Health Policy Research and Education at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina.
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