Monday, June 18, 2012

Impaired Cognitive Function in Asymptomatic Carotid artery Disease

From the International Stroke Conference, Dr. C. Balucani enrolled 330 patients from 2005-10. In each of four evaluations, patients with bilateral internal carotid artery stenosis showed significant impairments in both brain hemispheres compared to controls.Patients with unilateral stenosis showed significant impairment only in the brain hemisphere connected to the embarrassed vascular supply.

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