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No gender influences on clinical outcomes or durability of repair following carotid angioplasty with stenting and carotid endarterectomy.
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PMID:  18332398     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
INTRODUCTION: To determine if gender influences clinical outcomes and durability of repair after carotid angioplasty with stenting (CAS) or carotid endarterectomy (CEA), an analysis of patient records was performed. METHODS: This study included 89 CAS patients (47 men and 42 women) and 93 CEA patients (53 men and 40 women). Patients underwent duplex scans 6, 12, 24 months post procedure. The outcomes of periprocedural mortality, major adverse events, strokes, and myocardial infarctions were assessed. Incidence of critical restenosis and recurrence of symptoms was also assessed. RESULTS: No significant differences were noted between men and women who had undergone either CAS or CEA (P > .05) for clinical outcomes and durability of repair. No differences for periprocedural mortality, major adverse events, critical restenosis, recurrent neurologic symptoms, and adverse event free survival were found. CONCLUSIONS: These results do not indicate substantial gender influences on clinical outcomes or durability of repair following CAS and CEA.
Brian Park; Francesco Aiello; Michael S Dahn; James O Menzoian; Arun Mavanur
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article     Date:  2008-03-10
Journal Detail:
Title:  Vascular and endovascular surgery     Volume:  42     ISSN:  1538-5744     ISO Abbreviation:  Vasc Endovascular Surg     Publication Date:    2008 Aug-Sep
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-08-27     Completed Date:  2008-12-24     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101136421     Medline TA:  Vasc Endovascular Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  321-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, University of Connecticut, Farmington, Connecticut 06030-3955, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Angioplasty / adverse effects,  instrumentation*,  mortality
Cardiovascular Diseases / etiology
Carotid Stenosis / complications,  mortality,  surgery*,  ultrasonography
Endarterectomy, Carotid* / adverse effects,  mortality
Kaplan-Meiers Estimate
Retrospective Studies
Sex Factors
Time Factors
Treatment Outcome
Ultrasonography, Doppler, Duplex
Comment In:
Vasc Endovascular Surg. 2008 Oct-Nov;42(5):505; author reply 506   [PMID:  19000987 ]

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