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The use of contrast enhanced ultrasound in carotid arterial disease.

Abstract:

Traditionally, stroke risk stratification has centred on the degree of internal carotid artery stenosis, and the presence of focal neurological symptoms. However, degree of stenosis alone is a relatively poor predictor of future stroke in asymptomatic patients; the Asymptomatic Carotid Surgery Trial highlighting the need to identify a subgroup of asymptomatics that may benefit from intervention. Attempting to define this subgroup has inspired imaging research to identify, in vivo, high-risk p...

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Publisher copy:
10.1016/j.ejvs.2009.12.011

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Shalhoub, J More by this author
Gauthier, T More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS, BHF Centre of Research Excellence
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Journal:
European journal of vascular and endovascular surgery : the official journal of the European Society for Vascular Surgery
Volume:
39
Issue:
4
Pages:
381-387
Publication date:
2010-04-05
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EISSN:
1532-2165
ISSN:
1078-5884
URN:
uuid:0f33c46e-da5e-4bac-a171-03586b39eec5
Source identifiers:
227174
Local pid:
pubs:227174

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