Carotid plaque morphology and cerebrovascular events.

  title={Carotid plaque morphology and cerebrovascular events.},
  author={Giacomo Carr{\`a} and Adriana Vison{\'a} and Andrea Bonanome and Luigi Lusiani and Raffaele Pesavento and M Bortolon and Antonio Pagnan},
  journal={International angiology : a journal of the International Union of Angiology},
  volume={22 3},
AIM Beside the degree of stenosis, plaque morphology obtained by the B mode ultrasound technique has been considered to define the plaque at risk for cerebrovascular events, and a subset of patients who deserve more strict surveillance. Our aim was to evaluate the relationship between plaque morphology, progression of stenosis, and the development of new cerebrovascular events. METHODS We followed up by carotid duplex scan 230 asymptomatic patients, evaluating the degree and progression of… CONTINUE READING

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