Clinically underdetected asymptomatic and symptomatic carotid stenosis as a late complication of radiotherapy in Chinese nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients
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AbstractBackground. Carotid artery stenosis is a late complication of radiotherapy to the neck region. This complication has. however, a significant impact with increased risk of stroke causing mortality and morbidity. Clinicians' awareness of this complication and early detection is therefore important.
All Author(s) ListLam WWM, Yuen HY, Wong KS, Leung SF, Liu KH, Metreweli C
Journal nameHead and Neck
Year2001
Month9
Day1
Volume Number23
Issue Number9
PublisherJOHN WILEY & SONS INC
Pages780 - 784
ISSN1043-3074
eISSN1097-0347
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
Keywordscarcinoma; carotid; nasopharyngeal; radiotherapy; stenosis
Web of Science Subject CategoriesOtorhinolaryngology; OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY; Surgery; SURGERY

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