The Role and Significance of Cardiac and Carotid Pathologies in Ischemic Stroke Etiology


Koyuncu F., Cander B., Girisgin S., Dur A., Kocak S., GÜL M.

EURASIAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE, vol.10, no.3, pp.114-118, 2011 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/jaem.2011.024
  • Title of Journal : EURASIAN JOURNAL OF EMERGENCY MEDICINE
  • Page Numbers: pp.114-118

Abstract

Objective: Stroke is the third leading cause of death and the commonest cause of adult disability in both developed and developing countries. Immediate mortality is high and approximately 30% of stroke patients die within a year and one in three of stroke patients become dependent on others. In this study on cardiac and carotid pathology, was designed to investigate the importance of ischemic stroke.