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Dokumenttyp:
journal article 
Autor(en):
Pelisek, J; Eckstein, HH; Zernecke, A 
Titel:
Pathophysiological mechanisms of carotid plaque vulnerability: impact on ischemic stroke. 
Abstract:
Stroke is among the major causes of mortality and disabilities in the world. About 80 % of all strokes in the anterior circulation are ischemic and up to 20 % of all ischemic strokes are caused by extracranial atherosclerotic carotid artery stenosis. The prevalence of a cervical internal carotid artery stenosis increases with age and can be found in 6.9 % of the elderly population (>65 years). Atherosclerotic changes of the carotid vessel wall can lead to plaque vulnerability and may result in a...    »
 
Zeitschriftentitel:
Arch Immunol Ther Exp (Warsz) 
Jahr:
2012 
Band / Volume:
60 
Heft / Issue:
Seitenangaben Beitrag:
431-42 
Sprache:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0004-069X 
TUM Einrichtung:
chirurgie