Surgical Manipulation of the Aorta and Cerebral Infarction

Recruiting

Phase 2 Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- age > 72
- history of stroke
- cerebrovascular artery disease with stenosis > 50%
- peripheral arterial disease.

Exclusion Criteria

- urgent or emergency operation
- unstable angina
- reoperation
- concomitant valvular disease requiring surgery
- implanted pacemaker or other incorporated ferromagnetic material
- claustrophobia.