Subclavian steal syndrome.


BACKGROUND Subclavian steal syndrome is a systemic entity that is well-documented in the medical literature. It occurs when the subclavian artery becomes stenosed or occluded and blood flow is reversed in the ipsilateral vertebral artery. This siphoning or "stealing" of blood has traditionally been thought to cause symptoms of vertebral-basilar… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.113.006653


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@article{Lum2004SubclavianSS, title={Subclavian steal syndrome.}, author={Cindy F Lum and Pauline F Ilsen and Brian S Kawasaki}, journal={Optometry}, year={2004}, volume={75 3}, pages={147-60} }