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Results of neurosurgical microvascular extracranial-intracranial bypass for stroke: a decade of experience.
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PMID:  6868576     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
In 400 patients who have had neurosurgical microvascular bypass operations by one surgeon for problems of cerebrovascular occlusion disease, the results are encouraging, particularly in those who had transient ischemic attacks with hemodynamic lesions previously considered inoperable or inaccessible. The permanent neurologic morbidity rate is 2 percent and the present operative mortality is 2.5 percent. The incidence of stroke to date on the side of a functioning bypass is 0.9 percent per year. Average duration of follow-up is 43 months.
N Chater
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Western journal of medicine     Volume:  138     ISSN:  0093-0415     ISO Abbreviation:  West. J. Med.     Publication Date:  1983 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1983-08-17     Completed Date:  1983-08-17     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0410504     Medline TA:  West J Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  531-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Cerebral Revascularization* / mortality
Cerebrovascular Disorders / surgery*
Ischemic Attack, Transient / diagnosis,  surgery
Middle Aged
Postoperative Complications

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