Carotid Endarterectomy #CEA #carotids

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Just to truly cement my knowledge of CEAs…. I checked out a couple of sources that cleared all the fuzziness:

Shunts apparently don’t work that great and there’s risks associated with ’em!

Risk/Benefit ratio of shunting

Stump pressures during CEA: nice discussion of what it is, how it’s measured and numbers to keep in mind.  Realize it’s from 1996

Failure of stump pressures

PPT to put it all together summed up nicely: Anesthesia for Carotid Endarterectomy by Robert Gumnit, MD


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