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Acute carotid artery occlusion--operative or conservative management.
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PMID:  2209676     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
64 ischemic stroke patients with angiographically verified occlusion of the internal carotid artery were studied. 32 patients underwent surgical revascularization in the acute stage within a few hours of acute onset of stroke. 32 patients had conservative management of treatment. Both groups were compared in regard to mortality rate, functional recovery and clinical findings or neurological deficits and psychiatric disturbances on admission and 4 weeks later. Correlations of functional recovery between the two groups showed no significant differences. Mortality rate in the conservatively managed group however was significantly lower than in the operative group.
G Bone; G Ladurner; N Waldstein; K H Rendl; K Prenner
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European neurology     Volume:  30     ISSN:  0014-3022     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. Neurol.     Publication Date:  1990  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-11-05     Completed Date:  1990-11-05     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0150760     Medline TA:  Eur Neurol     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  214-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurology, Landesnervenklinik, Salzburg, Austria.
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MeSH Terms
Arterial Occlusive Diseases / physiopathology,  surgery,  therapy*
Carotid Artery Diseases / physiopathology,  surgery,  therapy*
Middle Aged

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