Complex Aortic Arch Atheromas : A New Potential Source of Brain Embolism , Frequency , Risk Factors And Management

@inproceedings{Srinivasulu2018ComplexAA,
  title={Complex Aortic Arch Atheromas : A New Potential Source of Brain Embolism , Frequency , Risk Factors And Management},
  author={Dr. B. Srinivasulu and Dr. C. S. K. Prakash and Lanka S.R. Krishna and Angamuttu Kanikannan Meena and Srikantha Kaul},
  year={2018}
}
  • Dr. B. Srinivasulu, Dr. C. S. K. Prakash, +2 authors Srikantha Kaul
  • Published 2018
Background: Significant aortic arcliatheromas (>4mm thick) have been identified as one of the most powerflil independent risk factors for ischemic strokes in western patients >60 years of age, but there is little published literature on frequency of aortic atheromas in Indian population. Material and Methods: The current study was aimed at assessing the frequency and risk factors of significant aortic arch atheroma in stroke patients attending a tertiary care center in south India, whose stroke… CONTINUE READING

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