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The relationship of brachiocephalic vessel atheroma to transient ischemia of the brain and retina.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3074335     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The relationships between transient cerebral and retinal ischemic symptoms and brachiocephalic angiographic findings were studied in 464 patients. The arterial abnormalities were more often bilateral than the symptoms suggested. Normal angiographic appearances were common, although abnormal arteries in patients without related symptoms were also common. When stenosis of the carotid system was 75 per cent or more, there was a strong correlation with symptoms.
Authors:
R T Ross; I M Morrow; M S Cheang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Quarterly journal of medicine     Volume:  67     ISSN:  0033-5622     ISO Abbreviation:  Q. J. Med.     Publication Date:  1988 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-07-06     Completed Date:  1989-07-06     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401027     Medline TA:  Q J Med     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  487-95     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Arteriosclerosis / complications*,  radiography
Brachiocephalic Trunk* / radiography
Carotid Arteries / radiography
Carotid Artery Diseases / complications,  radiography
Female
Humans
Ischemia / etiology*,  radiography
Ischemic Attack, Transient / etiology*,  radiography
Male
Middle Aged
Retinal Vessels*

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