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Saleem MA, Sadat U, Walsh SR, Young VE, Gillard JH, Cooper DG, Gaunt ME
2008
July
Role of carotid duplex imaging in carotid screening programmes - an overview.
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Stroke is the third most common cause of death in the UK and the largest single cause of severe disability. Each year more than 110,000 people in England suffer from a stroke which costs the National Health Service (NHS) over GBP2.8 billion. Thus, it is imperative that patients at risk be screened for underlying carotid artery atherosclerosis.
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