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Visual outcome of carotid endarterectomy in patients with carotid artery stenosis.

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Summary of "Visual outcome of carotid endarterectomy in patients with carotid artery stenosis."

Carotid endarterectomy (CEA) is deemed to restore the blood flow of the carotid and ophthalmic arteries in patients with carotid artery stenosis. However, specific changes in visual function before and after CEA are not well understood; hence, this observational study aimed to investigate the functional and structural changes in vision after CEA in those patients.

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Name: Annals of vascular surgery
ISSN: 1615-5947
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