Simultaneous Carotid Endarterectomy and Cardiac Surgery: Early results of 386 Patients

Brigitte Gansera, Josef Weingartner, Theodor Kiask, Bernhard-Michael Kemkes & Walter Eichinger
Introduction: The occurence of severe carotid artery disease in more than 12% of patients requiering CABG results in a discrepany concerning best treatment for both diseases. We reviewed the early outcome of patients with CABG and / or valve replacement and simultaneous carotid endarterectomy[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]