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Management Algorithm of Sacco for a Patient with Extracranial Carotid Stenosis

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Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

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Sacco presented an algorithm for the management of a person with extracranial carotid atherosclerosis causing luminal stenosis. The algorithm can help determine if surgery is warranted based on benefit-risk analysis. The algorithm is partially based on the Guidelines of the American Heart Association and National Stroke Association.

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