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Multidisciplinärt samarbete bakom kvalitetsregister för karotiskirurgi. God täckningsgrad under de första två verksamhetsåren

Wahlgren, N G; Bergqvist, D; Hellenius, M L; Holtås, Stig LU ; Jogestrand, T; Lindqvist, M; Norrving, Bo LU ; Troeng, T and von Arbin, M (2000) In Läkartidningen 97(14). p.1678-1678
Abstract
Carotid surgery prevents recurrent stroke in patients with symptomatic tight stenosis of the carotid artery. The Swedish Carotid Surgery Monitoring Registry seeks to promote selection of patients with significant spontaneous risk for recurrent stroke, with an eye toward expediting evaluation and minimizing surgical complications. To this end, professionals at participating hospitals are informed about their own patient selection and surgery risk in comparison with those in the country as a whole and with set targets. We report the results from the first two years, during which it is estimated that more than half of all patients eligible for carotid surgery in Sweden were included in the registry. Although almost all patients had recent... (More)
Carotid surgery prevents recurrent stroke in patients with symptomatic tight stenosis of the carotid artery. The Swedish Carotid Surgery Monitoring Registry seeks to promote selection of patients with significant spontaneous risk for recurrent stroke, with an eye toward expediting evaluation and minimizing surgical complications. To this end, professionals at participating hospitals are informed about their own patient selection and surgery risk in comparison with those in the country as a whole and with set targets. We report the results from the first two years, during which it is estimated that more than half of all patients eligible for carotid surgery in Sweden were included in the registry. Although almost all patients had recent onset of relevant neurological symptoms, less than 60% had a documented tight (80-99% occlusion) stenosis. While the final decision to operate a patient was made within 4 weeks of onset of symptoms for only 18% of the patients the first year, this proportion increased to 33% in the following year. The total incidence of surgery related stroke, myocardial infarct and death was 7.7%, while the incidence of severe stroke, myocardial infarct and death was 3.0%. (Less)
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Multidisciplinary cooperation behind a quality registry for carotid surgery. Good coverage during the first two years
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Läkartidningen
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14
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1678 - 1678
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0023-7205
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Swedish
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  abstract     = {Carotid surgery prevents recurrent stroke in patients with symptomatic tight stenosis of the carotid artery. The Swedish Carotid Surgery Monitoring Registry seeks to promote selection of patients with significant spontaneous risk for recurrent stroke, with an eye toward expediting evaluation and minimizing surgical complications. To this end, professionals at participating hospitals are informed about their own patient selection and surgery risk in comparison with those in the country as a whole and with set targets. We report the results from the first two years, during which it is estimated that more than half of all patients eligible for carotid surgery in Sweden were included in the registry. Although almost all patients had recent onset of relevant neurological symptoms, less than 60% had a documented tight (80-99% occlusion) stenosis. While the final decision to operate a patient was made within 4 weeks of onset of symptoms for only 18% of the patients the first year, this proportion increased to 33% in the following year. The total incidence of surgery related stroke, myocardial infarct and death was 7.7%, while the incidence of severe stroke, myocardial infarct and death was 3.0%.},
  author       = {Wahlgren, N G and Bergqvist, D and Hellenius, M L and Holtås, Stig and Jogestrand, T and Lindqvist, M and Norrving, Bo and Troeng, T and von Arbin, M},
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  pages        = {1678--1678},
  series       = {Läkartidningen},
  title        = {Multidisciplinärt samarbete bakom kvalitetsregister för karotiskirurgi. God täckningsgrad under de första två verksamhetsåren},
  volume       = {97},
  year         = {2000},
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