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Download PDF by Issam D. Moussa, Tatjana Rundek, JP Mohr: Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis: A Primer on Risk

By Issam D. Moussa, Tatjana Rundek, JP Mohr

ISBN-10: 0203089855

ISBN-13: 9780203089859

ISBN-10: 1841846139

ISBN-13: 9781841846132

This well-illustrated textual content studies the present kingdom of data in regards to a number of the anatomic and physiologic tools to be had to spot asymptomatic sufferers who're at excessive possibility to boost a destiny stroke.В 

Asymptomatic Carotid Artery Stenosis is quite particular in the direction of physicians excited by scientific determination making concerning revascularization of sufferers with asymptomatic carotid stenosis. additionally, the editors and members' hopes and targets are to stimulate the scientific neighborhood into subjecting those methodologies to rigorous potential scientific trials to redefine criteria of deal with those patients.

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The natural history of carotid arterial disease in asymptomatic patients with cervical bruits. Stroke 1984; 15: 605–13. 66. Mansour MA, Mattos MA, Faught WE et al. The natural history of moderate (50% to 79%) internal carotid artery stenosis in symptomatic, nonhemispheric, and asymptomatic patients. J Vasc Surg 1995; 21: 346–58. Cha-01:Artery Stenosis 10/10/2006 4:29 PM Page 17 EPIDEMIOLOGY AND NATURAL HISTORY 17 67. Lewis RF, Abrahamowicz M, Cote R, Battista RN. Predictive power of duplex ultrasonography in asymptomatic carotid disease.

Stroke 1998; 19(5): 547–54. 2. Bogousslavsky J, Van Melle G, Regli F. The Lausanne Stroke Registry: analysis of 1,000 consecutive patients with first stroke. Stroke 1988; 19(9): 1083–92. 3. Nagao T, Sadoshima S, Ibayashi S, Takeya Y, Fujishima M. Increase in extracranial atherosclerotic carotid lesions in patients with brain ischemia in Japan. An angiographic study. Stroke 1994; 25(4): 766–70. 4. Josse MO, Touboul PJ, Mas JL, Laplane D, Bousser MG. Prevalence of asymptomatic internal carotid artery stenosis.

1). Similarly to what has been found for coronary atheosclerotic plaques, different morphological appearances of carotid lesions largely depend on the status of the fibrous cap, and in particular on its thickness and grade of inflammatory infiltrate, which in turn is largely constituted by macrophages and activated T lymphocytes. Non-atherosclerotic intimal lesions Most adult human lesions originate as pre-existing intimal lesions consisting of adaptive intimal thickening that probably remains distinct from intimal xanthomas.

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