Low frequency of renal artery disease in young ischemic stroke patients.

@article{Wu2008LowFO,
  title={Low frequency of renal artery disease in young ischemic stroke patients.},
  author={Tai-Cheng Wu and Tsong-Hai Lee},
  journal={Acta neurologica Taiwanica},
  year={2008},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={11-6}
}
BACKGROUND The frequency, associated risk factors and associated vascular disorders in renal artery disease have not been studied in young ischemic stroke patients. METHODS From February 1999 to June 2006, we retrospectively reviewed a total of 152 younger ischemic stroke patients (< or = 50 y/o). Another 30 older ischemic stroke patients (age > 50 y/o) were randomly selected and studied as controls. All 182 patients received cerebral angiography and concomitant abdominal aortography. The… CONTINUE READING