Severe, But Not Moderate, Carotid Atherosclerosis May Predict Concomitant Vascular Disease in Other Arterial Beds

K. I. Paraskevas, D. P. Mikhailidis, C. D. Liapis
2010 Stroke  
Stroke welcomes Letters to the Editor and will publish them, if suitable, as space permits. Letters must reference a Stroke published-ahead-of-print article or an article printed within the past 3 weeks. The maximum length is 750 words including no more than 5 references and 3 authors. Please submit letters typed double-spaced. Letters may be shortened or edited. Include a completed copyright transfer agreement form (available online at M. Carotid atherosclerosis does not predict coronary,
more » ... bral, or aortic atherosclerosis in patients with acute stroke symptoms. Stroke. 2010;41:1604 -1609. 2. Paraskevas KI, Mikhailidis DP, Liapis CD. Internal carotid artery occlusion: association with atherosclerotic disease in other arterial beds and vascular risk factors. Angiology. 2007;58:329 -335. 3. Wu YW, Lin MS, Lin YH, Chao CL, Kao HL. Prevalence of concomitant atherosclerotic arterial diseases in patients with significant cervical carotid artery stenosis in Taiwan. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2007;23:433-439. 4. Doonan AL, Karha J, Carrigan TP, Bavry AA, Begelman SM, Ellis SG, Yadav J, Bhatt DL. Presence of carotid and peripheral arterial disease in patients with left main disease. Am J Cardiol.
doi:10.1161/strokeaha.110.596049 pmid:20884865 fatcat:7bnebjwsbbhelgfxn3y5bvo67q