Plaque features associated with increased cerebral infarction after minor stroke and TIA: a prospective, case-control, 3-T carotid artery MR imaging study.


OBJECTIVES The goal of this study was to determine whether a 3-T magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) protocol combining carotid atherosclerotic plaque and brain imaging can identify features of high-risk acutely symptomatic plaque that correlate with brain injury. BACKGROUND It has previously been demonstrated that, in asymptomatic patients, MRI can identify… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2011.10.007


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