Left atrial diameter and vascular brain injury on MRI: The Cardiovascular Health Study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Medical Informatics
  • Mobile Health Units
  • Stroke
  • Systems Integration

abstract

  • LAD is independently associated with prevalent brain infarcts, particularly nonlacunar infarcts, but not leukoaraiosis. Larger studies are needed to determine associations with incident infarct risk and whether this risk in patients with left atrial enlargement can be reduced with anticoagulant agents.

publication date

  • September 25, 2018

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC6161543

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1212/WNL.0000000000006228

PubMed ID

  • 30158157

Additional Document Info

start page

  • e1237

end page

  • e1244

volume

  • 91

number

  • 13