Unstable carotid plaque

Spence, J. David; Tamayo, Arturo; DiCicco, Maria
April 2002
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/30/2002, Vol. 166 Issue 9, p1189
Academic Journal
Presents the clinical case study of a 78-year-old-man presented for follow-up of transient ischemic attacks (TIAs) that occurred in the right carotid territory. Medical history; Assessment of the man's risk of further cerebral ischemic events; Evaluation of the stability of his carotid plaque; Ultrasonography images of the right carotid artery; Discussion of the effectiveness of endarterectomy as treatment.


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