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Leukoaraiosis and increased cerebral susceptibility to ischemia: lack of confounding by carotid disease.

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BACKGROUND: Leukoaraiosis is associated with an increased risk of stroke, but the underlying mechanism remains uncertain, as do the associations with other risk factors, such as carotid disease. We aimed to determine the role of carotid disease and of other clinical variables in the development of leukoaraiosis and to define their contributions to the associated increased risk of stroke. METHODS AND RESULTS: We prospectively studied a large cohort of consecutive patients with transient ischem...

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10.1161/jaha.113.000261

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience, Biomedical Research Centre
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Journal:
Journal of the American Heart Association
Volume:
2
Issue:
4
Pages:
e000261
Publication date:
2013-08-05
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2047-9980
ISSN:
2047-9980
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uuid:7f20d145-9d81-4a52-9726-3ba441ba60d6
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418572
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pubs:418572

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