[Carotid stenosis concomitant to coronary artery disease].

  title={[Carotid stenosis concomitant to coronary artery disease].},
  author={Christine Espinola-Klein and H J Rupprecht and Joanne Meyer},
  journal={Der Chirurg; Zeitschrift fur alle Gebiete der operativen Medizen},
  volume={75 7},
Carotid stenosis is frequent in patients with coronary artery disease (CAD). In the literature, 9-28% of patients with CAD have additional carotid artery stenosis, predictors of which are advanced age, smoking, diabetes mellitus, arterial hypertension, coronary multivessel disease, and peripheral arterial disease. Moreover, patients with unstable coronary… CONTINUE READING