Acute multiple brain infarction in large-artery atherosclerosis is associated with hyperhomocyst(e)inemia.

@article{Yokote2007AcuteMB,
  title={Acute multiple brain infarction in large-artery atherosclerosis is associated with hyperhomocyst(e)inemia.},
  author={Hiroaki Yokote and A Shiraishi and Satoshi Shintani and Tatsuo Shiigai},
  journal={Acta neurologica Scandinavica},
  year={2007},
  volume={116 4},
  pages={243-7}
}
OBJECTIVES Although hyperhomocyst(e)inemia had been proven to be a potent risk factor for ischemic stroke, it is still controversial which subtype of stroke is associated with hyperhomocyst(e)inemia. The aim of this study was to clarify the association between plasma homocyst(e)ine (Hcy) levels and stroke subtypes according to TOAST classifications based on MRI findings. METHODS We prospectively recruited 124 consecutive first-ever ischemic stroke patients hospitalized in Toride Kyodo General… CONTINUE READING