A Pezzini

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Thalamic infarcts in young adults: relationship between clinical-topographic features and pathogenesis
    Alessandro Pezzini
    Department of Neurology, University of Brescia, Italy
    Eur Neurol 47:30-6. 2002
  2. pmc Arterial hypertension as risk factor for spontaneous cervical artery dissection. A case-control study
    A Pezzini
    Clinica Neurologica, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, P le Spedali Civili, 1, 25100 Brescia, Italia
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 77:95-7. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Obesity and the risk of intracerebral hemorrhage: the multicenter study on cerebral hemorrhage in Italy
    Alessandro Pezzini
    Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche e Sperimentali, Clinica Neurologica, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, p le Spedali Civili 1, 25123 Brescia, Italia
    Stroke 44:1584-9. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Large middle cerebral artery and panhemispheric infarction
    Alessia Giossi
    Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche, Clinica Neurologica, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Front Neurol Neurosci 30:154-7. 2012
  5. doi request reprint From genetics to epigenetics in platelet research
    Kathleen Freson
    Center for Molecular and Vascular Biology, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Thromb Res 129:325-9. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Genetic determinants of juvenile stroke
    Alessandro Pezzini
    Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche, Clinica Neurologica, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, Brescia, Italia
    Thromb Res 129:330-5. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Interaction between proatherosclerotic factors and right-to-left shunt on the risk of cryptogenic stroke: the Italian Project on Stroke in Young Adults
    Alessandro Pezzini
    Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche, Clinica Neurologica, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, P le Spedali Civili, 1, 25100 Brescia, Italia
    Heart 98:485-9. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Transforming growth factor β signaling perturbation in the Loeys-Dietz syndrome
    A Pezzini
    Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche, Clinica Neurologica, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, P le Spedali Civili, 1, 25100 Brescia, Italia
    Curr Med Chem 19:454-60. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Cerebral amyloid angiopathy: a common cause of cerebral hemorrhage
    A Pezzini
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Neurology Clinic, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Curr Med Chem 16:2498-513. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine and cerebral ischemia: pathogenic and therapeutical implications
    Alessandro Pezzini
    Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche, Stroke Unit, Neurologia Vascolare, Spedali Civili di Brescia, Brescia, Italia
    Curr Med Chem 14:249-63. 2007

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Publications52

  1. ncbi request reprint Thalamic infarcts in young adults: relationship between clinical-topographic features and pathogenesis
    Alessandro Pezzini
    Department of Neurology, University of Brescia, Italy
    Eur Neurol 47:30-6. 2002
    ..Moreover, most series have included mainly elderly stroke patients, whereas scarce information is available about the etiology of thalamic infarcts in the young...
  2. pmc Arterial hypertension as risk factor for spontaneous cervical artery dissection. A case-control study
    A Pezzini
    Clinica Neurologica, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, P le Spedali Civili, 1, 25100 Brescia, Italia
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 77:95-7. 2006
    ..20 to 6.04; p = 0.017). These findings might help define the spectrum of pathogenic conditions predisposing to sCAD and provide information to help investigate the combined effect of such susceptibility factors in future studies...
  3. doi request reprint Obesity and the risk of intracerebral hemorrhage: the multicenter study on cerebral hemorrhage in Italy
    Alessandro Pezzini
    Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche e Sperimentali, Clinica Neurologica, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, p le Spedali Civili 1, 25123 Brescia, Italia
    Stroke 44:1584-9. 2013
    ..To further address this issue, we investigated and quantified the correlations between obesity and obesity-related conditions in the causal pathways leading to ICH...
  4. doi request reprint Large middle cerebral artery and panhemispheric infarction
    Alessia Giossi
    Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche, Clinica Neurologica, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Front Neurol Neurosci 30:154-7. 2012
    ..Surgical intervention can reduce that mortality compared to medical therapy alone, but necessitates a careful exploration of patient characteristics for acceptable outcomes...
  5. doi request reprint From genetics to epigenetics in platelet research
    Kathleen Freson
    Center for Molecular and Vascular Biology, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Thromb Res 129:325-9. 2012
    ..This review is a brief introduction to these different aspects in epigenomics with a focus on DNA methylation in CVD and platelet research...
  6. doi request reprint Genetic determinants of juvenile stroke
    Alessandro Pezzini
    Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche, Clinica Neurologica, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, Brescia, Italia
    Thromb Res 129:330-5. 2012
    ..This approach will contribute to the identification of additional genes, novel pathways, and eventually novel therapeutic approaches to cerebrovascular disorders...
  7. doi request reprint Interaction between proatherosclerotic factors and right-to-left shunt on the risk of cryptogenic stroke: the Italian Project on Stroke in Young Adults
    Alessandro Pezzini
    Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche, Clinica Neurologica, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, P le Spedali Civili, 1, 25100 Brescia, Italia
    Heart 98:485-9. 2012
    ..To explore the interaction effects between cardiac interatrial right-to-left shunt (RLS) and proatherosclerotic factors on the risk of brain ischaemia...
  8. ncbi request reprint Transforming growth factor β signaling perturbation in the Loeys-Dietz syndrome
    A Pezzini
    Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche, Clinica Neurologica, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, P le Spedali Civili, 1, 25100 Brescia, Italia
    Curr Med Chem 19:454-60. 2012
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  9. ncbi request reprint Cerebral amyloid angiopathy: a common cause of cerebral hemorrhage
    A Pezzini
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Neurology Clinic, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Curr Med Chem 16:2498-513. 2009
    ..The present paper summarizes epidemiologic and clinical aspects of CAA, and highlights the presumed pathomechanisms of amyloid deposition in both sporadic and hereditary forms...
  10. ncbi request reprint Homocysteine and cerebral ischemia: pathogenic and therapeutical implications
    Alessandro Pezzini
    Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche, Stroke Unit, Neurologia Vascolare, Spedali Civili di Brescia, Brescia, Italia
    Curr Med Chem 14:249-63. 2007
    ..Some of these randomized controlled trials are currently ongoing. Their results should hopefully resolve the issue in the next future...
  11. pmc Inherited thrombophilia and stratification of ischaemic stroke risk among users of oral contraceptives
    A Pezzini
    Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche, Stroke Unit, Neurologia Vascolare, Spedali Civili di Brescia, P le Spedali Civili, 1, 25100 Brescia, Italy
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 78:271-6. 2007
    ..In particular, few data are available on what criteria should be adopted to establish an individual profile of risk before the start of oral contraceptives...
  12. doi request reprint Mutations in TGFBR2 gene cause spontaneous cervical artery dissection
    Alessandro Pezzini
    Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche, Clinica Neurologica, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, P le Spedali Civili, 1, 25100 Brescia, Italia
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 82:1372-4. 2011
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  13. ncbi request reprint Thyroid autoimmunity and spontaneous cervical artery dissection
    Alessandro Pezzini
    Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche, Stroke Unit, Neurologia Vascolare, Spedali Civili di Brescia, Brescia, Italia
    Stroke 37:2375-7. 2006
    ..The possibility that a disorder of immunity might have a role in the mechanism of local inflammatory alterations leading to spontaneous cervical artery dissection (sCAD) has been recently advocated...
  14. pmc Interaction of homocysteine and conventional predisposing factors on risk of ischaemic stroke in young people: consistency in phenotype-disease analysis and genotype-disease analysis
    A Pezzini
    Clinica Neurologica, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, Ple Spedali Civili, 1, 25100 Brescia, Italy
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 77:1150-6. 2006
    ..Whether the association between mild hyperhomocysteinaemia and ischaemic stroke is the consequence of a predisposing genetic background or is due to the confounding influence of established predisposing factors remains to be determined...
  15. ncbi request reprint Migraine mediates the influence of C677T MTHFR genotypes on ischemic stroke risk with a stroke-subtype effect
    Alessandro Pezzini
    Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche, Stroke Unit, Neurologia Vascolare, Spedali Civili di Brescia, P le Spedali Civili, 1, 25100 Brescia, Italia
    Stroke 38:3145-51. 2007
    ..The objective was to investigate the role of C677T MTHFR polymorphism in migraine pathogenesis and in the migraine-ischemic stroke pathway...
  16. doi request reprint Cerebral amyloid angiopathy-related hemorrhages
    Alessandro Pezzini
    Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche, Clinica Neurologica Università degli Studi di Brescia, p le Spedali Civili 1, 25123, Brescia, Italy
    Neurol Sci 29:S260-3. 2008
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  17. ncbi request reprint The migraine-ischemic stroke connection: potential pathogenic mechanisms
    Alessandro Pezzini
    Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche, Clinica Neurologica, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, Brescia, Italia
    Curr Mol Med 9:215-26. 2009
    ..How to identify those migraineurs at highest risk of ischemic stroke and whether stroke can be prevented by specific therapeutic strategies are the goals of future research...
  18. ncbi request reprint Do common prothrombotic mutations influence the risk of cerebral ischaemia in patients with patent foramen ovale? Systematic review and meta-analysis
    Alessandro Pezzini
    Clinica Neurologica, Università degli Studi di Brescia P le Spedali Civili, 1 25100 Brescia, Italia
    Thromb Haemost 101:813-7. 2009
    ..Addition of common prothrombotic genetic variants to standard initial screening may contribute to stratifying PFO-associated stroke patients at different risk of ischaemic events and targeting secondary prevention strategies...
  19. ncbi request reprint New insights into the pleiotropic effects of statins for stroke prevention
    Alessandro Pezzini
    Clinica Neurologica, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, P le Spedali Civili, 1, 25100 Brescia, Italia
    Mini Rev Med Chem 9:794-804. 2009
    ..In this review, the non-lipid-mediated - "pleiotropic" - effects of statins as well as their potential implication in developing new treatment strategies for stroke prevention will be discussed...
  20. doi request reprint Common genetic markers and prediction of recurrent events after ischemic stroke in young adults
    A Pezzini
    Clinica Neurologica, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, P le Spedali Civili, 1, 25100 Brescia, Italia
    Neurology 73:717-23. 2009
    ..Scarce information is available on the usefulness of new prediction markers for identifying young ischemic stroke patients at highest risk of recurrence...
  21. doi request reprint Influence of acute blood pressure on short- and mid-term outcome of ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke
    Alessandro Pezzini
    Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche, Clinica Neurologica, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, P le Spedali Civili, 1, 25100 Brescia, Italy
    J Neurol 258:634-40. 2011
    ..289; 95% CI +0.010 to +0.571], and (3) no significant effect on 90-day mortality. The influence of acute BP values on mid-term stroke outcome varies depending on the stroke subtype...
  22. doi request reprint Predictors of migraine subtypes in young adults with ischemic stroke: the italian project on stroke in young adults
    Alessandro Pezzini
    Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche, Clinica Neurologica, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, P le Spedali Civili, 1, 25100 Brescia, Italia
    Stroke 42:17-21. 2011
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the predictive value of major cardiovascular risk factors, cardiac interatrial abnormalities, and additional biological markers on migraine subtypes in young adults with ischemic stroke...
  23. ncbi request reprint Plasma homocysteine concentration, C677T MTHFR genotype, and 844ins68bp CBS genotype in young adults with spontaneous cervical artery dissection and atherothrombotic stroke
    Alessandro Pezzini
    Clinica Neurologica, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, Brescia, Italia
    Stroke 33:664-9. 2002
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  24. ncbi request reprint Alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency-associated cervical artery dissection: report of three cases
    Alessandro Pezzini
    Clinica Neurologica, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, Italia
    Eur Neurol 47:201-4. 2002
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  25. ncbi request reprint Hyperhomocysteinemia: a potential risk factor for cervical artery dissection following chiropractic manipulation of the cervical spine
    Alessandro Pezzini
    Clinica Neurologica, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, P le Spedali Civili, 1, 25125 Brescia, Italia
    J Neurol 249:1401-3. 2002
    ..Hyperhomocysteinemia may represent a potential risk factor for manipulation-related CAD, leading to structural abnormalities of the arterial wall and increasing the susceptibility to mechanical stress...
  26. ncbi request reprint Inherited thrombophilic disorders in young adults with ischemic stroke and patent foramen ovale
    Alessandro Pezzini
    Clinica Neurologica, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, Brescia, Italia
    Stroke 34:28-33. 2003
    ..We investigated the association between inherited thrombophilic disorders and PFO-related strokes in a series of young adults in the setting of a case-control study...
  27. ncbi request reprint Synergistic effect of apolipoprotein E polymorphisms and cigarette smoking on risk of ischemic stroke in young adults
    Alessandro Pezzini
    Clinica Neurologica, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, P le Spedali Civili, 1, 25100 Brescia, Italia
    Stroke 35:438-42. 2004
    ..We explored the interactions of APOE genotypes and conventional risk factors in a case-control study of young adults with cerebral infarct...
  28. ncbi request reprint Cumulative effect of predisposing genotypes and their interaction with modifiable factors on the risk of ischemic stroke in young adults
    Alessandro Pezzini
    Clinica Neurologica, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, P le Spedali Civili, 1, 25100 Brescia, Italia
    Stroke 36:533-9. 2005
    ..These mechanisms are more likely to play a relevant role in younger individuals...
  29. ncbi request reprint History of migraine and the risk of spontaneous cervical artery dissection
    A Pezzini
    Clinica Neurologica, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Cephalalgia 25:575-80. 2005
    ..84; 95% CI 3.85-25.16). Similar results were observed when the frequencies of family history of migraine were compared. These findings are consistent with the hypothesis that migraine may represent a predisposing condition for sCAD...
  30. ncbi request reprint Weather conditions and transient global amnesia. A six-year study
    N Maalikjy Akkawi
    Dept of Neurology, Piazzale Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy
    J Neurol 253:194-8. 2006
    ..This prompted us to evaluate the influence of climatic parameters, and their variation on the incidence of TGA...
  31. ncbi request reprint Volume reduction in cerebral blood flow in patients with Alzheimer's disease: a sonographic study
    N Maalikjy Akkawi
    Department of Neurology, Civil Hospital of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Dement Geriatr Cogn Disord 16:163-9. 2003
    ..The ability of ultrasonography to characterize flow decreases makes such a technique an attractive tool for the study of AD, for the evaluation of pharmacological therapies and, possibly, for early diagnosis...
  32. ncbi request reprint Premature arterial and venous events in three families. Effect of folate levels and MTHFR mutation mediated by family/generation and homocysteine levels
    Deodato Assanelli
    Cattedra di Cardiologia, Universita di Brescia, Via Pisacane 4, 25123 Brescia, Italy
    Thromb Res 105:109-15. 2002
    ..Moreover, homocysteine level is a variable that links the indirect association of folates, MTHFR mutation and cardiovascular event...
  33. ncbi request reprint Volume cerebral blood flow reduction in pre-clinical stage of Alzheimer disease: evidence from an ultrasonographic study
    Nabil Maalikjy Akkawi
    Dept of Neurological Sciences, University of Brescia, P za Spedali Civili, 1, 25100 Brescia, Italy
    J Neurol 252:559-63. 2005
    ..4%) within a two year follow-up. Ultrasonography of the cervical arteries is a simple, non invasive and widespread technique useful in detecting CBF decline during the MCI stage, thus identifying patients who later will convert to AD...
  34. doi request reprint Perfusion CT in patients with acute ischemic stroke treated with intra-arterial thrombolysis: predictive value of infarct core size on clinical outcome
    R Gasparotti
    Dipartimento di Diagnostica per Immagini, Neuroradiologia, Universita di Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    AJNR Am J Neuroradiol 30:722-7. 2009
    ..The purpose of the study was to assess the reliability of PCT in predicting clinical outcome of patients with acute ischemic stroke treated with intra-arterial thrombolysis (IAT)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Role of COL4A1 in basement-membrane integrity and cerebral small-vessel disease. The COL4A1 stroke syndrome
    I Volonghi
    Dipartimento di Scienze Mediche e Chirurgiche, Clinica Neurologica, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, P le Spedali Civili, 1, 25123 Brescia Italy
    Curr Med Chem 17:1317-24. 2010
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  36. ncbi request reprint Advances in antiplatelet therapy for stroke prevention: the new P2Y12 antagonists
    A Giossi
    Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Neurology Clinic, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Curr Drug Targets 11:380-91. 2010
    ..Whether the promising pharmacological profile of these drugs will be translated into clinical benefit for stroke patients will be determined by the results of clinical trials...
  37. ncbi request reprint Determinants of early-onset cardiovascular disease: a case-control study of young myocardial infarction patients
    Deodato Assanelli
    University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Ital Heart J 5:604-11. 2004
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  38. ncbi request reprint Transient global amnesia: a clinical and sonographic study
    N Maalikjy Akkawi
    Department of Neurology, Civil Hospital of Brescia, I 25100 Brescia, Italy
    Eur Neurol 49:67-71. 2003
    ..The aetiology of transient global amnesia (TGA) is still unknown. The aim of this study was to identify potential risk factors for TGA, vascular risk factors, the role of patent foramen ovale (PFO) and of retrograde jugular venous flow...
  39. pmc Prevalence of patent foramen ovale in a large series of patients with migraine with aura, migraine without aura and cluster headache, and relationship with clinical phenotype
    Giorgio Dalla Volta
    Neurologia, Istituto Clinico Città di Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    J Headache Pain 6:328-30. 2005
    ..They also suggest that such an association is independent on migraine clinical phenotype and is probably unrelated to the pathogenic mechanism of paradoxical embolism...
  40. ncbi request reprint Folic acid and vitamin E supplementation effects on homocysteinemia, endothelial function and plasma antioxidant capacity in young myocardial-infarction patients
    Deodato Assanelli
    Institute of Internal Medicine, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Pharmacol Res 49:79-84. 2004
    ..Confirming previous reports, the effects of Vitamin E are still equivocal...
  41. ncbi request reprint Holmes' tremor following midbrain Toxoplasma abscess: clinical features and treatment of a case
    A Pezzini
    Department of Neurology, University of Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 8:177-80. 2002
    ..We describe the case of a patient with Holmes' tremor due to a presumed Toxoplasma abscess of the midbrain. The positive response to a combined therapy with levodopa and isoniazid is also reported...
  42. ncbi request reprint Is mild vascular cognitive impairment reversible? Evidence from a study on the effect of carotid endarterectomy
    Barbara Borroni
    Department of Medical Sciences, Neurological Clinic, University of Brescia, Italy
    Neurol Res 26:594-7. 2004
    ..These findings support that mVCI represents a heterogeneous, in some cases reversible condition. CEA might be considered a therapeutic option to treat and prevent cognitive decline in mVCI patients...
  43. doi request reprint Migraine and ischemic stroke: a debated question
    Elisabetta Del Zotto
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche e Biotecnologie, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, Brescia, Italy
    J Cereb Blood Flow Metab 28:1399-421. 2008
    ..In this paper, we will review contemporary epidemiologic studies, discuss potential mechanisms of migraine-induced stroke and comorbid ischemic stroke, and pose new research questions...
  44. ncbi request reprint Genetic approaches in the study of risk factors for cervical artery dissection
    Caspar Grond-Ginsbach
    Neurologische Klinik der Universität Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Deutschland
    Front Neurol Neurosci 20:30-43. 2005
    ..However, the results of the association studies published so far must be interpreted cautiously because of the small sample sizes...
  45. ncbi request reprint Risk of ischemic cerebrovascular disease in alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency
    Alessandro Pezzini
    Circulation 108:e62-3; author reply e62-3. 2003
  46. doi request reprint Evidence of major genes effects on serum homocysteine and fibrinogen levels, and premature ischemic heart disease in Italian extended families
    Mario Grassi
    Dipartimento di Scienze Sanitarie Applicate, Sezione di Statistica Medica and Epidemiologia, Universita di Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Hum Hered 66:50-60. 2008
    ..As tHcy and FIB have been consistently associated to increased risk of ischemic heart disease (IHD) and acute myocardial infarction (MI) also genes-trait-MI mediational effects were tested...
  47. ncbi request reprint Genetic analysis of familial connective tissue alterations associated with cervical artery dissections suggests locus heterogeneity
    Tina Wiest
    Department of Neurology, University of Heidelberg, Germany
    Stroke 37:1697-702. 2006
    ..The analysis of healthy relatives of patients suggested that the connective tissue phenotype is familial with an autosomal dominant inheritance...
  48. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic flow chart for targeted detection of alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency
    Luciano Corda
    Prima Divisione di Medicina, Spedali Civili, P le Spedali Civili no 1, 25123 Brescia, Italy
    Respir Med 100:463-70. 2006
    ..Alpha1-antitrypsin (AAT) deficiency is under-recognized, probably because many individuals affected show no clinical impairment. The targeted detection is a tool to increase its recognition...
  49. ncbi request reprint Direct, reverse or reciprocal causation in the relation between homocysteine and ischemic heart disease
    Mario Grassi
    Dipartimento di Scienze Sanitarie Applicate, Sezione di Statistica Medica ed Epidemiologia, Universita degli Studi di Pavia, Pavia, Italia
    Thromb Res 120:61-9. 2007
    ..We tested the alternative hypotheses that the Hcy-IHD relation is due to direct, reversal or reciprocal causality...
  50. ncbi request reprint Different types of connective tissue alterations associated with cervical artery dissections
    Ingrid Hausser
    Department of Dermatology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Acta Neuropathol 107:509-14. 2004
    ..The segregation of the connective tissue phenotype in three families suggested an autosomal dominant pattern of inheritance...
  51. ncbi request reprint Internal carotid artery dissection after French horn playing. Spontaneous or traumatic event?
    Alessandro Pezzini
    J Neurol 250:1004-5. 2003
  52. ncbi request reprint Antiplatelets versus anticoagulation in cervical artery dissection
    Stefan T Engelter
    Neurological Clinic and Stroke Unit, University Hospital Basel, Petersgraben 4, Basel, Switzerland
    Stroke 38:2605-11. 2007
    ..As a result, there are several putative arguments in favor as well as against immediate anticoagulation in CAD patients...