Coronary endothelial dysfunction is associated with an increased risk of cerebrovascular events.

@article{Targonski2003CoronaryED,
  title={Coronary endothelial dysfunction is associated with an increased risk of cerebrovascular events.},
  author={Paul V. Targonski and Piero Ovidio Bonetti and Geralyn M. Pumper and Stuart T. Higano and David R. Holmes and Amir Lerman},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={2003},
  volume={107 22},
  pages={2805-9}
}
BACKGROUND Stroke, mainly attributable to atherothrombotic disease, represents a leading cause of disability and death in the Western world. Endothelial dysfunction, which is considered a key factor in atherogenesis, is associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular events. However, the magnitude of the association between coronary endothelial dysfunction (CED) and cerebrovascular events is unknown. This study was performed to investigate the association between CED and cerebrovascular… CONTINUE READING

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