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Carotid artery stenosis: accuracy of noninvasive tests-individual patient data meta-analysis

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)493-502
Number of pages10
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2009


To find clinically relevant estimates of the accuracy of noninvasive imaging-Doppler ultrasonography (US), computed tomographic (CT) angiography, magnetic resonance (MR) angiography, and contrast material-enhanced MR angiography-in diagnosing both severe and moderate symptomatic carotid artery stenosis; to ascertain the effect of prespecified clinical factors and clinical setting on diagnostic accuracy; and to estimate the probability of agreement between two noninvasive tests.

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