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Association between age and risk of stroke or death from carotid endarterectomy and carotid stenting: a meta-analysis of pooled patient data from four randomised trials

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Age was reported to be an effect-modifier in four randomised controlled trials comparing carotid artery stenting (CAS) and carotid endarterectomy (CEA), with better CEA outcomes than CAS outcomes noted in the more elderly patients. We aimed to describe the association of age with treatment differences in symptomatic patients and provide age-specifi c estimates of the risk of stroke and death within narrow (5 year) age groups.

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Surgical Sciences
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Reta Lila Weston Trust for Medical Research More from this funder
National Institute of Health More from this funder
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke More from this funder
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Lancet Journal website
Volume:
387
Issue:
10025
Pages:
1305–1311
Publication date:
2016-02-12
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
Source identifiers:
606204
Language:
English
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uuid:12ddd837-2d30-4442-abf0-8041fb268f55
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Deposit date:
2016-03-23

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