Stroke in first-degree relatives of patients with cervical artery dissection
Kloss, M × Grond-Ginsbach, C Pezzini, A Metso, T M Metso, A J Debette, S Leys, D Dallongeville, J Caso, V Thijs, Vincent Bersano, A Touzé, E Bonati, L H Tatlisumak, T Arnold, M-L Lyrer, P A Engelter, S T Cervical Artery Dissection and Ischemic Stroke Patients (CADISP) Study Group #
European Journal of Neurology vol:21 issue:8 pages:1102-7
Patients with ischaemic stroke (IS) caused by a spontaneous cervical artery dissection (CeAD) worry about an increased risk for stroke in their families. The occurrence of stroke in relatives of patients with CeAD and in those with ischaemic stroke attributable to other (non-CeAD) causes were compared.