Vascular profile of patients with multivessel coronary artery disease.

@article{Rigatelli2006VascularPO,
  title={Vascular profile of patients with multivessel coronary artery disease.},
  author={Gianluca Rigatelli and Giorgio Rigatelli},
  journal={International journal of cardiology},
  year={2006},
  volume={106 1},
  pages={
          35-40
        }
}

Supra-aortic extracranial artery atherosclerotic lesions in patients diagnosed for coronary artery disease: prevalence and predictors.

It is found that significant supra-aortic atherosclerosis is present in a quater of patients with suspected CAD, and SAD prevalence increases with CAD severity, and independent predictors of SAD > or =50% were identified.

Original article Supra-aortic extracranial artery atherosclerotic lesions in patients diagnosed for coronary artery disease: prevalence and predictors

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