Stroke & Vascular Disorders
Cardioembolic strokes are more severe clinically than other forms of stroke, with atrial fibrillation as the leading source. Clinical manifestations of cerebral embolism depend on the arterial territory affected and the eloquence of the ischemic tissue. Embolic material usually originates from the heart or great vessels such as the aortic arch or carotid bifurcation.
Mar. 06, 2018