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Incidence and prognosis of > or = 50% symptomatic vertebral or basilar artery stenosis: prospective population-based study.

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The higher risk of early recurrent stroke after posterior circulation transient ischaemic attack or minor stroke versus after carotid territory events could be due to a greater prevalence of large artery stenosis, but there have been few imaging studies, and the prognostic significance of such stenoses is uncertain. Reliable data are necessary to determine the feasibility of trials of angioplasty and stenting and to inform imaging strategies. In the first-ever population-based study, we deter...

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10.1093/brain/awp026

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Clinical Neurosciences
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
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Brain : a journal of neurology More from this journal
Volume:
132
Issue:
Pt 4
Pages:
982-988
Publication date:
2009-04-01
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EISSN:
1460-2156
ISSN:
0006-8950
Language:
English
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pubs:119222
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uuid:0c335531-99e3-4c9a-a7ba-534f36272b1b
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pubs:119222
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119222
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2012-12-19

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