Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis of the Cerebral and Coronary Arteries
Cardiac diseases and cerebrovascular diseases are linked through common risk factors, e.g. hypertension, serum lipids and cigarette smoking.
Cerebral hypoperfusion due to impaired cardiac function contributes to the development of cerebral infarction and cerebral ischemia.
Thromboembolization from the heart associated with myocardial infarction, rheumatic heart disease, etc.
KeywordsCerebrovascular Disease Cerebral Infarction Rheumatic Heart Disease Cerebral Hypoperfusion Aortic Atherosclerosis
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