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Vol. 17, No. 4, 2004
Issue release date: May 2004
Section title: Original Paper
Cerebrovasc Dis 2004;17:280–286
(DOI:10.1159/000077338)

Common Carotid Artery Intima-Media Thickness in Patients with Brain Infarction and Intracerebral Haemorrhage

Vemmos K.N.a · Tsivgoulis G.b · Spengos K.b · Papamichael C.M.a · Zakopoulos N.a · Daffertshofer M.c · Lekakis J.P.a · Mavrikakis M.a
aDepartment of Clinical Therapeutics, University of Athens, ‘Alexandra’ Hospital and bDepartment of Neurology, University of Athens, ‘Eginition’ Hospital, Athens, Greece; cDepartment of Neurology, University of Heidelberg, Klinikum Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany

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Abstract of Original Paper

Received: June 16, 2003
Accepted: October 13, 2003
Published online: May 14, 2004
Issue release date: May 2004

Number of Print Pages: 7
Number of Figures: 2
Number of Tables: 4

ISSN: 1015-9770 (Print)
eISSN: 1421-9786 (Online)

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Abstract

An increase in the intima-media thickness of the common carotid artery (CCA-IMT) is generally considered as an early marker of atherosclerosis and has been associated with a higher risk of stroke and myocardial infarction. There is no evidence of an association between the IMT and cerebral bleeding. We investigated cross-sectionally the diagnostic ability of vascular risk factors, including CCA-IMT, to distinguish between brain infarction (BI) and intracerebral haemorrhage (ICH). Patients suffering from BI (n = 126) had significantly (p < 0.05) higher CCA-IMT when compared to the ICH population (n = 30). The multinomial logistic regression procedure selected CCA-IMT as an independent factor able to discriminate between BI and ICH. The risk of BI versus ICH increased continuously with increasing CCA-IMT. After adjustment for cardiovascular risk factors the odds ratio for BI per 0.1 mm CCA-IMT increase was 1.29 (95% CI: 1.03–1.61). The present results demonstrate the possible predictive power of non-invasive measurement of the CCA-IMT with respect to BI versus ICH and deserve further investigation.

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Article / Publication Details

First-Page Preview
Abstract of Original Paper

Received: June 16, 2003
Accepted: October 13, 2003
Published online: May 14, 2004
Issue release date: May 2004

Number of Print Pages: 7
Number of Figures: 2
Number of Tables: 4

ISSN: 1015-9770 (Print)
eISSN: 1421-9786 (Online)

For additional information: http://www.karger.com/CED


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