Carotid Disease & Stroke

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PPIs may boost ischemic stroke risk

NEW ORLEANS – Use of proton pump inhibitors appears to be an independent risk factor for first ischemic stroke.

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Is regional anesthesia safer in CEA?

General anesthesia during carotid endarterectomy carries almost twice the risk of complications as regional anesthesia.

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CEA risk models fit for an app

COLUMBUS, OHIO – Risk models may identify patients at greatest risk of stroke and 1-year death after carotid endarterectomy.