Carotid Occlusion Surgery Study "COSS"


Phase 3 Results



  • Grubb RL Jr, Derdeyn CP, Fritsch SM, Carpenter DA, Yundt KD, Videen TO, Spitznagel EL, Powers WJ. Importance of hemodynamic factors in the prognosis of symptomatic carotid occlusion. JAMA. 1998 Sep 23-30;280(12):1055-60. Pubmed ID:9757852
  • Derdeyn CP, Gage BF, Grubb RL Jr, Powers WJ. Cost-effectiveness analysis of therapy for symptomatic carotid occlusion: PET screening before selective extracranial-to-intracranial bypass versus medical treatment. J Nucl Med. 2000 May;41(5):800-7. Pubmed ID:10809195
  • Adams HP Jr, Powers WJ, Grubb RL Jr, Clarke WR, Woolson RF. Preview of a new trial of extracranial-to-intracranial arterial anastomosis: the carotid occlusion surgery study. Neurosurg Clin N Am. 2001 Jul;12(3):613-24, ix-x. Pubmed ID:11390318
  • Grubb RL Jr, Powers WJ, Derdeyn CP, Adams HP Jr, Clarke WR. The Carotid Occlusion Surgery Study. Neurosurg Focus. 2003 Mar 15;14(3):e9. Pubmed ID:15709726

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