Carotid intima media thickness versus plaque score: associations with stroke

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dc.contributor.author Gazwa, Pitchou Zonga
dc.date.accessioned 2018-08-02T10:41:14Z
dc.date.available 2018-08-02T10:41:14Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.uri https://hdl.handle.net/10539/25237
dc.description A dissertation submitted to the Faculty of Medicine, University of the Witwatersrand, for the degree of Master in Sciences (Medical), Johannesburg 2017 en_ZA
dc.description.abstract Ischemic stroke caused by large artety occlusions for most cases of stroke. The majority of cases of ischemic stroke occurs as a consequence of thrombus formation, following rupture, erosion or calcification of atherosclerotic plaque. Conventional cardiovascular risk factors such as hypertension, diabetes mellitus, smoking, and dyslipidemia account for the large burden of stroke in South Africa. en_ZA
dc.language.iso en en_ZA
dc.subject.mesh Stroke
dc.subject.mesh Carotid Intima-Media Thickness
dc.subject.mesh Plaque, Atherosclerotic
dc.title Carotid intima media thickness versus plaque score: associations with stroke en_ZA
dc.type Thesis en_ZA
dc.description.librarian XL2017 en_ZA


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