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Large artery disease in patients with cerebral ischaemia: frequency, investigation and management

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Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the developed world and is the leading neurological cause of disability with a massive impact on personal life and society. Large artery atherosclerosis is one of the main causes of ischaemic stroke. However, in several aspects of this condition there is still a significant amount of uncertainty about its prevalence, appropriate investigation and possible treatment. Reliable data on epidemiology are therefore necessary to provide clinicians and...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Stroke Prevention Research Unit
Oxford college:
St Edmund Hall
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Clinical Neurology

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Supervisor
Publication date:
2010
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK
URN:
uuid:70b598c5-97ca-4567-ac32-ed5092972a16
Local pid:
ora:5547
Language:
English
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