Influence of Circulating Endothelial Progenitor Cells and Modifiable Vascular Risk Factors on Carotid Plaque Vulnerability "IMPROVE"


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Ischemic stroke within 7 days before inclusion
- At least one atherosclerotic plaque in the internal carotid artery
- >18 years old

Exclusion Criteria

- Cardioembolic strokes according to TOAST criteria
- Poor functional outcome (Rankin >3) after stroke