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Author(s):
Sander, Dirk; Carolei, Antonio; Diehm, Curt; Hennerici, Michael G.; Rothwell, Peter M. 
Title:
Challenges to the Management of High-Risk Stroke Patients with Multiple-Site Occlusive Vascular Disease 
Abstract:
Stroke patients are at high risk of secondary vascular events. Although in the short term the risk of experiencing a second stroke is high, in the long term patients are more likely to have myocardial infarction. Many stroke patients have also developed polyvascular disease in the form of coronary artery disease and peripheral arterial disease, which is a marker of increased morbidity and mortality in patients with non-cardioembolic ischemic stroke. Despite the high risk of events in these patie...    »
 
Keywords:
Stroke; Peripheral arterial disease; Coronary artery disease; Evidence-based practice 
Journal title:
Cerebrovascular Diseases 
Year:
2011 
Journal volume:
31 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
315--321 
Publisher:
S. Karger AG 
Publisher address:
Basel, Switzerland 
Print-ISSN:
1421-9786 
E-ISSN:
1421-9786 
Notes:
Dieser Beitrag ist mit Zustimmung des Rechteinhabers aufgrund einer (DFG-geförderten) Allianz- bzw. Nationallizenz frei zugänglich. This publication is with permission of the rights owner freely accessible due to an Alliance licence and a national licence (funded by the DFG, German Research Foundation) respectively.