Comparative angiographic and histological evaluations of intracranial atherosclerosis in hypertensive and normotensive subjects.

Cerebral atherosclerosis without luminal narrowing has been found macroscopically and by angiographic examinations in some patients with cerebral hemorrhage. In order to clarify the histology of non-stenotic atherosclerosis of the cerebral vessels, we examined cleared specimens and serial sections of the main trunks of the cerebral arteries. The middle… CONTINUE READING