Table 1

Complications of carotid endarterectomy (255 procedures)

Complication

Number

Percentage


Death

1

0.4%

Stroke

3

1.2%

TIA

7

2.7%

Myocardial infarction

11

4.3%

Hypertension

30

11.7%

Recurrence of stenosis

30

11.7%

Hypoglossal nerve damage

7

2.7%

Recurrent laryngeal nerve damage

1

0.4%


Abbas et al. BMC Surgery 2008 8:20   doi:10.1186/1471-2482-8-20

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