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Local versus general anaesthesia for carotid endarterectomy

  1. Tanat Vaniyapong1,
  2. Wilaiwan Chongruksut1,
  3. Kittipan Rerkasem1,2,*

Editorial Group: Cochrane Stroke Group

Published Online: 19 DEC 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 30 SEP 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD000126.pub4


How to Cite

Vaniyapong T, Chongruksut W, Rerkasem K. Local versus general anaesthesia for carotid endarterectomy. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 12. Art. No.: CD000126. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD000126.pub4.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Chiang Mai University, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai, Thailand

  2. 2

    Chiang Mai University, Center for Applied Science, Research Institute of Health Sciences, Chiang Mai, Thailand

*Kittipan Rerkasem, rerkase@gmail.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New search for studies and content updated (no change to conclusions)
  2. Published Online: 19 DEC 2013

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[Figure 1]
Figure 1. Risk of bias summary: review authors' judgements about each risk of bias item for each included study.
[Analysis 1.1]
Analysis 1.1. Comparison 1 Local versus general anaesthetic: randomised trials, Outcome 1 Any stroke within 30 days of operation.
[Analysis 1.2]
Analysis 1.2. Comparison 1 Local versus general anaesthetic: randomised trials, Outcome 2 Death within 30 days of operation.
[Analysis 1.3]
Analysis 1.3. Comparison 1 Local versus general anaesthetic: randomised trials, Outcome 3 Stroke or death within 30 days of operation.
[Analysis 1.4]
Analysis 1.4. Comparison 1 Local versus general anaesthetic: randomised trials, Outcome 4 Myocardial infarction within 30 days of operation.
[Analysis 1.5]
Analysis 1.5. Comparison 1 Local versus general anaesthetic: randomised trials, Outcome 5 Local haemorrhage.
[Analysis 1.6]
Analysis 1.6. Comparison 1 Local versus general anaesthetic: randomised trials, Outcome 6 Cranial nerve injuries.
[Analysis 1.7]
Analysis 1.7. Comparison 1 Local versus general anaesthetic: randomised trials, Outcome 7 Arteries shunted.