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Neurological Evaluation and Management of Patients with Atherosclerotic Disease

  • William Liboni
  • Enrica Pavanelli
  • Nicoletta Rebaudengo
  • Filippo MolinariEmail author
  • Jasjit S. Suri
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Abstract

The management of the atherosclerotic patient with neurological symptoms is extremely important in clinical practice. Symptoms (usually transient ischemic attacks or minor strokes) are one of the principal elements on the basis of which the surgical decision is made. We started an experimentation aimed at validating the use of contrast-enhanced ultrasonography in the clinical management of the neurological patient.

Keywords

Carotid plaque Atherosclerosis Neurological symptoms NASCET ECST Surgery Patient management 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • William Liboni
  • Enrica Pavanelli
  • Nicoletta Rebaudengo
  • Filippo Molinari
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jasjit S. Suri
  1. 1.Biolab, Department of ElectronicsPolitecnico di TorinoTorinoItaly

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