Plaque features associated with increased cerebral infarction after minor stroke and tia: a prospective, case-control, 3-t carotid artery mr imaging study
JACC Cardiovascular Imaging,

Lindsay AC et al. – Early carotid wall MRI in patients experiencing minor stroke or TIA showed a higher proportion of "complex" plaques compared with asymptomatic controls; a majority were in arteries of <70% stenosis. Fibrous cap rupture was associated with increases in DWI and FLAIR lesions in the brain. Combined carotid plaque and brain MRI may aid risk stratification and treatment selection in acute stroke and TIA.

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