Lone Atrial Septal Aneurysm With Spontaneous Echo Contrast: An Increased Stroke Risk


DEMİRCİ S., DÖNMEZ M. S. , ASLAN S. T.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, vol.38, no.5, pp.473-476, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.473-476
  • Süleyman Demirel University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Aims: The etiology of stroke in young adults may be challenging. After preliminary investigations, a cause is not established in about one-third of patients. Cardiovascular embolism has been recognized as the cause of unexplained stroke or transient ischemic attack in a relevant number of young stroke patients.