Clinical and ultrasonographic manifestations in major causes of common carotid artery occlusion.

@article{Tsai2005ClinicalAU,
  title={Clinical and ultrasonographic manifestations in major causes of common carotid artery occlusion.},
  author={Chung-Fen Tsai and Jiann-Shing Jeng and Cheng-Hao Lu and P. -K. Yip},
  journal={Journal of neuroimaging : official journal of the American Society of Neuroimaging},
  year={2005},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={
          50-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Atherosclerosis is the main cause of common carotid artery occlusion in most reports. This study aimed to identify the major causes of common carotid artery occlusion and compare the clinical features and carotid duplex ultrasonography findings of patients with common carotid artery occlusion attributable to each cause. METHODS Patients with common carotid artery occlusion documented by carotid duplex ultrasonography at the Neurovascular Laboratory (National Taiwan… CONTINUE READING
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