A strangled wife

  title={A strangled wife},
  author={Adel M. Malek and Randall T. Higashida and Constantine Chris Phatouros and Van V. Halbach},
  journal={The Lancet},


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Carotid artery dissection.

The pathological anatomy of carotid artery dissections is reviewed, as well as possible underlying causes, clinical features, diagnostic tools, differential diagnosis, treatment options, and outcome data.

Endovascular management of extracranial carotid artery dissection achieved using stent angioplasty.

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Fatal and non-fatal bilateral delayed carotid artery dissection after manual strangulation.

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Women ’ s responses to screening for domestic violence in a health-care setting

The effect of domestic violence on women’s health is receiving increased attention from local and international policy makers and from the health-care community and is partly due to an increased awareness of the prevalence of abuse.



Internal carotid artery dissection: an update

Stroke patterns of internal carotid artery dissection in 40 patients.

The findings suggest that most infarcts occurring in carotid artery dissection (CAD) are probably embolic rather than hemodynamic in origin, and anticoagulation seems a logical treatment at the early stage of CAD.

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