The Association between Carotid Artery Atherosclerosis and Silent Brain Infarction: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Calcinosis
  • Calcium
  • Intracranial Arteriosclerosis
  • Stroke

abstract

  • Two forms of atherosclerotic disease, carotid IMT and stenosis, are both significantly associated with SBI. This review highlights a lack of consistent definitions for carotid disease measures and little evidence evaluating SBI prevalence downstream from carotid stenosis.

publication date

  • December 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC5474126

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.jstrokecerebrovasdis.2017.02.028

PubMed ID

  • 28318958

Additional Document Info