Prevention of Stroke in Patients with Silent Cerebrovascular Disease

Published: December 15, 2016

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  • Silent cerebral infarction (SCI) is common, with the prevalence of SCIs greater than symptomatic infarctions.
  • SCI is the most commonly encountered incidental finding on cerebral brain imaging.
  • The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association releases suggestions for clinical practice for the prevention and management of SCIs.