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Carotid artery disease and stroke: assessing risk with vessel wall MRI.
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PMID:  23209940     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Although MRI is widely used to diagnose stenotic carotid arteries, it also detects characteristics of the atherosclerotic plaque itself, including its size, composition, and activity. These features are emerging as additional risk factors for stroke that can be feasibly acquired clinically. This paper summarizes the state of evidence for a clinical role for MRI of carotid atherosclerosis.
William S Kerwin
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Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-11-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  ISRN cardiology     Volume:  2012     ISSN:  2090-5599     ISO Abbreviation:  ISRN Cardiol     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-04     Completed Date:  2012-12-05     Revised Date:  2013-04-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101566293     Medline TA:  ISRN Cardiol     Country:  Egypt    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  180710     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Radiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98109, USA ; VPDiagnostics Incorporation, Seattle, WA 98101, USA.
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