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Journal:   JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN MEDICAL SCIENCES (JRMS)   Ocrober-November 2003 , Volume 8 , Number 4; Page(s) 135 To 136.
 
Paper: 

CAROTID AND VERTEBRAL ARTERY STENOSIS IN PATIENT WITH HISTORY OF CORONARY ARTERY BYPASS GRAFTING

 
 
Author(s):  EATEMADIFAR M.*, GHADIRI F., SADEGHI M.
 
* Department of Neurology, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences & Health Services
 
Abstract: 

Introduction: Athrosclerosis and cerebrovascular events are from the main causes of human modality and disability. The purpose of this paper is to investigate atherosclerotic plagues and stenos is in carotid and vertebral arteries in patient with history of coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) Methods: In a cross -sectional study, 100 patient who had history of CABG in last 2 years were evaluated by duplex sonography for carotid and vertebral artery pluge and stenosis and result were analyzed by spss 10.
Results: 25% of patients had carotid plague and 20% of them had vertebral plague. The only difinit risk factor for carotid artery stenosis was aging (P<0.05).
Discussion: Periodic cervical artries examination with duplex sonography in patient with history of coronary artery bypass grafting is essential.

 
Keyword(s): CAROTID ARTERY STENOSIS, VERTEBRAL ARTERY STENOSIS CABG, DUPLEX SONOGRAPHY
 
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