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The authors aimed to delineate the risk factors and radiologic pattern of stroke complicating cardiac catheterization. Twenty-two cases were matched with three control subjects. Stroke was significantly associated with severity of coronary artery disease and length of fluoroscopy time (OR 1.96 and 1.65). The use of MRI with diffusion weighting allowed the(More)
Microvascular density was determined in the supraoptic nuclei (SON) and paraventricular nuclei (PVN) of fixed brain tissue from 19 human subjects ranging in age from 30 to 85 years. Eight of these patients had hypertension. No sex- or hypertension-related differences in microvascular density were found in either the SON or PVN. However, capillary density(More)
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