The Carotid and Middle Cerebral Artery Occlusion Surgery Study "CMOSS"


Phase 3 Results N/A



  • Powers WJ, Clarke WR, Grubb RL Jr, Videen TO, Adams HP Jr, Derdeyn CP; COSS Investigators. Extracranial-intracranial bypass surgery for stroke prevention in hemodynamic cerebral ischemia: the Carotid Occlusion Surgery Study randomized trial. JAMA. 2011 Nov 9;306(18):1983-92. Pubmed ID:22068990
  • Carlson AP, Yonas H, Chang YF, Nemoto EM. Failure of cerebral hemodynamic selection in general or of specific positron emission tomography methodology?: Carotid Occlusion Surgery Study (COSS). Stroke. 2011 Dec;42(12):3637-9. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.111.627745. Epub 2011 Sep 29. Pubmed ID:21960571
  • Amin-Hanjani S, Barker FG 2nd, Charbel FT, Connolly ES Jr, Morcos JJ, Thompson BG; Cerebrovascular Section of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons; Congress of Neurological Surgeons. Extracranial-intracranial bypass for stroke-is this the end of the line or a bump in the road? Neurosurgery. 2012 Sep;71(3):557-61. Pubmed ID:22668888
  • 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
  • Waaijer A, van der Schaaf IC, Velthuis BK, Quist M, van Osch MJ, Vonken EP, van Leeuwen MS, Prokop M. Reproducibility of quantitative CT brain perfusion measurements in patients with symptomatic unilateral carotid artery stenosis. AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2007 May;28(5):927-32. Pubmed ID:17494672

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