Aortic arch atheroma in transient ischemic attack patients.

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OBJECTIVE Aortic arch atheroma (AAA) is associated with vascular risk factors and with stroke risk. Its prevalence and prognosis remain to be defined in patients with transient ischemic attack (TIA). METHODS Using data from the SOS-TIA registry, we assessed the prevalence of AAA detected by transesophageal echocardiography (TEE). AAA was graded as… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2013.08.025

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