Autopsy prevalence of proximal extracranial atherosclerosis in patients with fatal stroke.

@article{Mazighi2009AutopsyPO,
  title={Autopsy prevalence of proximal extracranial atherosclerosis in patients with fatal stroke.},
  author={M Mazighi and J Labreuche and Fernando Gongora-Rivera and Charles Duyckaerts and J. J. Hauw and Pierre Amarenco},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2009},
  volume={40 3},
  pages={713-8}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Extracranial atherosclerosis, proximal to the carotid bifurcation and V3 segment of the vertebral artery, is considered to be an infrequent condition with a benign prognosis. However, its prevalence may be underestimated due to lack of data. We aimed to determine the prevalence of proximal extracranial plaques and stenosis in the common carotid artery, innominate and subclavian arteries, and proximal vertebral artery. METHODS We performed a systematic analysis of intra… CONTINUE READING

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