The Coronary Artery Bypass Graft Surgery in Patients with Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis (CABACS) Trial

Stephan Knipp, Andre Scherag, Hans-Christoph Diener, Heinz Jakob & Christian Weimar
Introduction: Annually, more than 60,000 coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) procedures are performed in Germany. Significant carotid stenosis is present in 6-8% of these patients and is associated with an increased risk of stroke and cardiovascular complications during and after CABG. In these[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]