Prognostic significance of silent myocardial ischemia in patients >61 years of age with extracranial internal or common carotid arterial disease with and without previous myocardial infarction

Wilbert S. Aronow, Chul Ahn, Myron R. Schoenfeld, Anthony D. Mercando, Stanley Epstein

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Patients with extracranial carotid disease (ECD) have an increased incidence of coronary events.1-3 We are reporting data from a prospective study correlating silent myocardial ischemia detected by 24-hour ambulatory electrocardiography with the incidence of new coronary events at 43-month mean follow-up in elderly patients with 40 to 100% ECD with and without coronary artery disease (CAD).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)115-117
Number of pages3
JournalThe American journal of cardiology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1993


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  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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