The role of carotid atherosclerosis in the distinction between ischaemic and non-ischaemic cardiomyopathy.

@article{Androulakis2000TheRO,
  title={The role of carotid atherosclerosis in the distinction between ischaemic and non-ischaemic cardiomyopathy.},
  author={Aristides E. Androulakis and George K Andrikopoulos and Dimitrios J Richter and Costas Tentolouris and C C Avgeropoulou and Dimitrios A Adamopoulos and Pavlos K. Toutouzas and Athanasios G Trikas and Christodoulos Stefanadis and John E. Gialafos},
  journal={European heart journal},
  year={2000},
  volume={21 11},
  pages={919-26}
}
AIM Sometimes ischaemic cardiomyopathy is a result of severe coronary artery disease of an occult course, without typical symptoms or evidence of myocardial infarction. This form of presentation is usually indistinguishable from non-ischaemic dilated cardiomyopathy. Carotid bifurcation atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease have been shown to be strongly associated. We prospectively examined the value of extracranial carotid atherosclerosis in the distinction between ischaemic and non… CONTINUE READING

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