From Ultrasonography to High Resolution Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Towards an Optimal Management Strategy for Vulnerable Carotid Atherosclerotic Plaques

31 Aug 2017

Stroke remains a major cause of death and disability worldwide, with approximately one-third of ischaemic strokes being a consequence of carotid atherosclerotic plaque rupture. Thus, diagnostic strategies that could identify those patients at highest risk of events are of critical importance.