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Title: Transcranial Doppler-directed Dextran-40 therapy is a cost-effective method of preventing carotid thrombosis after carotid endarterectomy.
Authors: Hayes, PD
Lloyd, AJ
Lennard, N
Wolstenholme, JL
London, NJ
Bell, PR
Naylor, AR
First Published: Jan-2000
Citation: EUR J VASC ENDOVASC SURG, 2000, 19 (1), pp. 56-61
Abstract: perioperative stroke reduces the clinical effectiveness of carotid endarterectomy (CEA). Postoperative thrombotic stroke may be reduced in incidence by the use of transcranial Doppler-directed Dextran-40 therapy. This programme requires the purchase of additional equipment and employment of more staff. This study examined whether this additional financial outlay was cost-effective in terms of saving expenditure by preventing postoperative thrombotic stroke.
DOI Link: 10.1053/ejvs.1999.0948
ISSN: 1078-5884
Type: Journal Article
Appears in Collections:Published Articles, Dept. of Cardiovascular Sciences

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