The summary below is from the full reports titled “Screening for Carotid Artery Stenosis: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Recommendation Statement” and “Screening for Carotid Artery Stenosis: An Update of the Evidence for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force.” They are in the 18 December 2007 issue of Annals of Internal Medicine (volume 147, pages 854-859 and pages 860-870). The first report was written by the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force; the second report was written by T. Wolff, J. Guirguis-Blake, T. Miller, M. Gillespie, and R. Harris.
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Screening for Blockages in the Blood Vessels to the Brain: Recommendations from the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. Ann Intern Med. ;147:I–36. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-147-12-200712180-00022
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2007;147(12):I-36.
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