Extracranial carotid artery disease in nasopharyngeal carcinoma patients with post-irradiation ischemic stroke.

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OBJECTIVE Irradiation induced extracranial carotid occlusive disease has been recognized as a potential cause of post-irradiation stroke in nasopharyngeal carcinoma (NPC) patients. Our study aims to investigate the prevalence of extracranial CA disease in post-irradiated Taiwanese NPC ischemic stroke patients. METHODS Forty-three NPC patients with… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.clineuro.2010.05.007

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