Asymptomatic carotid bruit as related to single risk factors. A flowmetric study.


The prevalence of asymptomatic carotid bruit is 4 per cent in the general population aged over 40 years. According to most authors, it is an evident risk factor for stroke and myocardial infarction. In the present study the clinical data and Doppler flowmeter analysis of 5 groups of patients are reported. These patients had risk factors for cerebrovascular… (More)


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