Poor Long-term Outcomes after Carotid Endarterectomy: A Retrospective Analysis of Two Portuguese Centers.

Poor Long-term Outcomes after Carotid Endarterectomy: A Retrospective Analysis of Two Portuguese Centers. Scand Cardiovasc J. 2019 Jun 28;:1-24 Authors: Alves-Ferreira J, Rocha-Neves J, Dias-Neto M, F Braga S Abstract Objetives: Carotid endarterectomy (CEA) is an established treatment for carotid stenosis (CS). However, this procedure is not risk-free and it is insufficient to control disseminated atherosclerosis. Our aim was to determine long-term cardiovascular (CV) morbidity and mortality after CEA and identify associated risk predictors. DESIGN: Consecutive cohorts of CEAs performed between 2010-2018 in two Portuguese hospitals were retrospectively analysed. The major end-points were acute myocardial infarction (AMI), stroke, all-cause death and major adverse cardiovascular events (MACE). RESULTS: 248 patients (mean age 68.8 years; 79.0% male) were enrolled in the study. 23.8% had postoperative complications. At 52 months median follow-up, 9.0 ± 2.0% (mean ± standard error) of patients experienced an acute myocardial infarction (AMI), 11.6 ± 2.4% a stroke and 26.0 ± 3.2% a MACE. All-cause mortality rate was 21.2 ± 3.0%. Multivariate analysis identified coronary heart disease (CAD) as significant predictor of AMI (P 
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