Aortic arch atheroma and the risk of stroke
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Brain infarction of unknown cause, known as cryptogenic stroke, represents 30% to 40% of all ischemic strokes, or approximately 400,000 cases each year in western Europe. In this category of patients new potential causes, such as aortic arch atheroma in the elderly, have been investigated in the past two decades.
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