From Ultrasonography to High Resolution Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Towards an Optimal Management Strategy for Vulnerable Carotid Atherosclerotic Plaques


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Article
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Authors
Brown, AJ 
Gillard, JH 
Abstract

Stroke remains a major cause of death and disability worldwide, with approximately one-third of ischaemic strokes being a consequence of carotid atherosclerotic plaque rupture. Thus, diagnostic strategies that could identify those patients at highest risk of events are of critical importance.

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Keywords
Atherosclerosis, Carotid Artery Diseases, Carotid Stenosis, Disease Management, Humans, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Plaque, Atherosclerotic, Stroke, Ultrasonography
Journal Title
EBioMedicine
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Journal ISSN
2352-3964
2352-3964
Volume Title
3
Publisher
Elsevier
Sponsorship
This work is supported by Heart Research UK (RG2638/14/16).