Coronary angiography in 506 patients with extracranial cerebrovascular disease.

@article{Hertzer1985CoronaryAI,
  title={Coronary angiography in 506 patients with extracranial cerebrovascular disease.},
  author={Norman R Hertzer and Jess R Young and Edwin G. Beven and Robert Graor and Patrick J O'hara and W F Ruschhaupt and V G Dewolfe and L C Maljovec},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={1985},
  volume={145 5},
  pages={849-52}
}
Coronary angiography was performed during the evaluation of a prospective series of 506 patients (mean age, 65 years) presenting with extracranial cerebrovascular disease and previous neurologic symptoms (N = 288) or asymptomatic carotid bruits (N = 218). Severe, surgically correctable coronary artery disease was documented in 37% of patients suspected to have coronary artery disease by conventional clinical criteria, compared with 16% of those who were not. Severe inoperable coronary disease… CONTINUE READING