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Cerebral angiography in ischemic strokes.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  4080149     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Angiography remains a very important means of evaluation of ischemic strokes: it confirms the diagnosis showing the occluded artery. It eventually shows the anastomotic pathways for cerebral circulation and it often finds the causes of stroke, among which the most frequent are atherosclerosis (70%) and fibromuscular hyperplasia (10%). The safer way to perform angiography is the retrograde route. Indications for angiography must be discussed according to the type of stroke, its onset, and the arterial territory involved.
J Chiras; J Bories; M O Barth; A Aymard; B Poirier
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neuroradiology     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0028-3940     ISO Abbreviation:  Neuroradiology     Publication Date:  1985  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-02-12     Completed Date:  1986-02-12     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  1302751     Medline TA:  Neuroradiology     Country:  GERMANY, WEST    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  521-38     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Arteritis / radiography
Brain Ischemia / radiography*
Carotid Arteries / radiography
Carotid Artery Diseases / radiography
Cerebral Angiography*
Cerebral Infarction / radiography*
Constriction, Pathologic / radiography
Fibromuscular Dysplasia / radiography
Intracranial Aneurysm / radiography
Intracranial Arteriosclerosis / radiography
Ischemic Attack, Transient / radiography
Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency / radiography

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