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Identification of “high risk” asymptomatic carotid stenosis: we need to get a better yield from invasive treatments
  1. Stefano Ricci
  1. Dr Stefano Ricci, UOCD Neurologia e Ictus, USL 2 dell’ Umbria, Perugia, Italy; istitaly{at}unipg.it

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