Noninvasive Investigation for the Detection of Asymptomatic Ischemic Heart Disease in Cerebrovascular Patients

  • A. M. Lusa
  • S. Urbinati
  • G. Di Pasquale
  • G. Pinelli
Conference paper


The prognosis of patients with cerebral ischemia is critically influenced by the coexistence of ischemic heart disease. Myocardial infarction and sudden death are the leading long-term causes of death in patients with ischemic cerebrovascular disease [1–6] (Table 1).


Ischemic Heart Disease Carotid Endarterectomy Silent Myocardial Ischemia Dipyridamole Infusion Thallium Myocardial Imaging 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. M. Lusa
    • 1
  • S. Urbinati
    • 1
  • G. Di Pasquale
    • 1
  • G. Pinelli
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of CardiologyBellaria HospitalBolognaItaly

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