Impact of Provider Characteristics on Outcomes of Carotid Endarterectomy for Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis in New York State Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • General Surgery
  • Internship and Residency
  • Models, Statistical

abstract

  • Adverse events after CEA for asymptomatic disease are comparatively rare. However, surgeon characteristics impact outcome, with the best results offered by high-volume, mid-career, specialty-trained surgeons. Efforts to define the optimal treatment of asymptomatic carotid atherosclerosis must account for the impact of surgeon characteristics on patient outcomes.

publication date

  • January 2017

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.avsg.2017.05.015

PubMed ID

  • 28577790

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