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  1. Case management in cerebral revascularization. Discussion.

    Article, Communication - En anglais

    Southern Association for Vascular Surgery. Annual meeting. Scottsdale AZ USA, 1994/01/26.

    Purpose 

    We examined the clinical and financial outcomes of case management coupled with the initiation of selective use of the intensive care unit (ICU) in all cerebral revascularization procedures.

    Methods 

    Three hundred eighty-four procedures in 331 patients were retrospectively reviewed.

    Morbidity and mortality rates, hospital length of stay, cost, and ICU or hospital readmissions were examined.

    Hypertension was examined as an independent variable for its effect on patient outcome.

    Results 

    Cerebral revascularization, including carotid endarterectomy, vertebral-carotid artery transposition, and subclavian-carotid artery transposition, yielded a 0.78% stroke rate and 0.26% perioperative death rate in this series.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Revascularisation, Vaisseau sanguin, Encéphale, Economie santé, Traitement, Soin intensif, Postopératoire, Homme, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Indication, Appareil circulatoire, Système nerveux central, Chirurgie

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Revascularization, Blood vessel, Brain (vertebrata), Health economy, Treatment, Intensive care, Postoperative, Human, United States, North America, America, Indication, Circulatory system, Central nervous system, Surgery

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0660480

    Code Inist : 002B25J01. Création : 09/06/1995.