Cerebrovascular Disease

  • Karen L. Furie
  • Christopher S. Ogilvy
  • Martin Smrčka
  • Nijasri C. Suwanwela
  • Ufuk Can
  • Hakan Ay
  • Steven C. Cramer
  • Steven M. Greenberg
  • Guy Rordorf
  • Seth P. Finklestein
  • Gary P. Foster
  • Walter J. Koroshetz
  • Nitaya Suwanwela
  • J. Philip Kistler

Abstract

Cerebrovascular disease, the third leading cause of death after heart disease and cancer in developed countries, has an overall prevalence of 794 per 100,000. In the United States, more than 400,000 patients are discharged each year from hospitals after stroke. The loss of these patients from the work force and the extended hospitalization they require during recovery make the economic impact of the disease one of the most devastating in medicine.

Keywords

Internal Carotid Artery Basilar Artery Giant Cell Arteritis Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy Embolic Stroke 
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  • Karen L. Furie
  • Christopher S. Ogilvy
  • Martin Smrčka
  • Nijasri C. Suwanwela
  • Ufuk Can
  • Hakan Ay
  • Steven C. Cramer
  • Steven M. Greenberg
  • Guy Rordorf
  • Seth P. Finklestein
  • Gary P. Foster
  • Walter J. Koroshetz
  • Nitaya Suwanwela
  • J. Philip Kistler

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