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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 894913, 3 pages
The Diagnosis of Vertebrobasilar Insufficiency Using Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound
1Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2B7
2Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, King Khalid University, P.O. Box 641, Abha, Saudi Arabia
3Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2B7
Received 9 August 2012; Revised 17 October 2012; Accepted 18 October 2012
Academic Editor: Bruno Megarbane
Copyright © 2012 Ibrahim Alnaami et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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