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journal article 
Author(s):
Carolei, A; Chamorro, A; Laloux, P; Leys, D; Röther, J; Sander, D; Stansby, G; Weimar, C 
Title:
Identification and management of polyvascular disease in patients with noncardioembolic ischaemic stroke. 
Abstract:
Recent registry results have shown that polyvascular disease (PolyVD), usually manifested as coronary heart disease or peripheral arterial disease (PAD), is a marker of increased morbidity and mortality in patients with noncardioembolic ischaemic stroke, but is often inadequately assessed. This Personal View Paper advocates routine examination for PolyVD in such patients. Peripheral arterial disease can be readily detected in routine practice by measurement of the ankle-brachial index. This pape...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Int J Stroke 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
237-48 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1747-4949 
TUM Institution:
Neurologische Klinik und Poliklinik