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Correlation between hemorheologic parameters and carotid atherosclerosis in stroke.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2650579     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
An evaluation of the hemorheologic parameters and an ultrasonographic study of the extracranial carotid tract were performed on 48 patients, age range: sixty to seventy-five years, affected by acute stroke, 23 of whom had hypertension, while 27 were smokers. None of them was suffering from hyperlipidemia, diabetes mellitus, or symptomatic coronary heart or peripheral artery disease. The echotomographic analysis, using B-mode real-time echotomography revealed atherosclerotic lesions in 26 patients. The hemorheologic pattern (hematocrit, fibrinogen, whole blood filterability, whole blood and plasma viscosity) was determined in all the patients three months after the clinical event. Statistical analysis of the results indicates a possible link between atherosclerotic lesions of the extracranial carotid tract and age, fibrinogen levels, and whole blood filterability.
Authors:
M Mercuri; G Orecchini; A Susta; D Tazza; G Ciuffetti
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Angiology     Volume:  40     ISSN:  0003-3197     ISO Abbreviation:  Angiology     Publication Date:  1989 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-05-18     Completed Date:  1989-05-18     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0203706     Medline TA:  Angiology     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  283-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Internal Medicine Dept., University of Perugia, Policlinico Monteluce, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Arteriosclerosis / blood*,  complications,  diagnosis
Blood Viscosity
Carotid Artery Diseases / blood*,  complications,  diagnosis
Carotid Artery, External
Cerebrovascular Disorders / blood,  complications*
Erythrocyte Deformability
Female
Fibrinogen / analysis
Hematocrit
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Ultrasonography
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
9001-32-5/Fibrinogen

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