Stroke 2014 Jan 10;45(1):37-41. Epub 2013 Dec 10.
From the Department of Neurology, Dijon University Hospital, Dijon, France (Y.B., C.A.-E., M.G.); Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Inserm U744, Pasteur Institute, Lille, France (S.D., J.D.); Department of Neurology, EA1046, Lille University Hospital, Lille, France (S.D., D.L.); Department of Clinical and Experimental Sciences, Neurology Clinic, Brescia University Hospital, Brescia, Italy (A.P.); Department of Neurology, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland (T.T., T.M., A.M.); Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Basel, Basel, Switzerland (S.E., P.L.); Department of Neurology, University Hospital of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany (C.G.-G., M.K.); Department of Neurology, Sainte-Anne University Hospital, Paris, France (E.T.); Department of Neurology, San Raffaele University Hospital, Milan, Italy (M.S.); Stroke Unit, Perugia University Hospital, Italy (V.C.); and Laboratory of Experimental Neurology, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium (M.P., S.A.).
Background And Purpose: Little is known about factors contributing to multiple rather than single cervical artery dissections (CeAD) and their associated prognosis.
Methods: We compared the baseline characteristics and short-term outcome of patients with multiple to single CeAD included in the multicenter Cervical Artery Dissection and Ischemic Stroke Patients (CADISP) study.
Results: Among the 983 patients with CeAD, 149 (15. Read More