Monday, May 15, 2006

Retinal Vessel Diameters and Risk of Stroke

"Larger retinal venular diameters are associated with an increased risk of stroke and cerebral infarction. The role of venules in cerebrovascular disease warrants further exploration."

SOURCE: Ikram MK, de Jong FJ, Bos MJ, et al. Retinal vessel diameters and risk of stroke: the Rotterdam Study. Neurol 2006;66(9):1339-43.

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous8:58 PM

    Interesting article. Thanks for posting it Dr. Kevin. (Sorry for my prior comment on the wrong article. I meant to comment on this one.)


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