Retrograde embolism from the descending thoracic aorta causing stroke: An underappreciated clinical condition
The mechanism of retrograde aortic blood flow is a complex and underreported clinical phenomenon. Complex plaques of the aortic arch are considered high-risk sources of cerebral emboli.1 Aortic plaques situated in the descending thoracic aorta are however often overlooked and in fact can be more fre...
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|Series:||Indian Heart Journal|