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Cerebrovascular Disease

  • Frances E. Jensen
  • Mark A. Creager
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Abstract

Stroke remains the third leading cause of death in the United States, with approximately 500,000 new stroke cases reported each year [1]. The term stroke encompasses both hypoxic/ischemic brain infarction as well as a variety of hemorrhagic conditions, including hypertensive intracerebral hemorrhage, subarachnoid hemorrhage, and hemorrhage related to arteriovenous malformation rupture.

Keywords

Atrial Fibrillation Transient Ischemic Attack Carotid Endarterectomy Carotid Stenosis Carotid Artery Stenting 
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