Observer variation in the interpretation of intra-arterial angiograms and the risk of inappropriate decisions about carotid endarterectomy

Young, G R; Sandercock, P A; Slattery, J; Humphrey, P R; Smith, E T; Brock, L
February 1996
Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Feb1996, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p152
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