Plaque echolucency and stroke risk in asymptomatic carotid stenosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carotid Stenosis
  • Plaque, Atherosclerotic
  • Stroke

abstract

  • The presence of ultrasound-determined carotid plaque echolucency provides predictive information in asymptomatic carotid artery stenosis beyond luminal stenosis. However, the magnitude of the increased risk is not sufficient on its own to iden tify patients likely to benefit from surgical revascularization.

publication date

  • January 2015

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4280234

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/STROKEAHA.114.006091

PubMed ID

  • 25406150

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 91

end page

  • 7

volume

  • 46

number

  • 1