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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013, Article ID 918970, 7 pages
Clinical Study

Calcifications of Vertebrobasilar Arteries on CT: Detailed Distribution and Relation to Risk Factors in 245 Ischemic Stroke Patients

Department of Neurology, University Medical Centre Maribor, Ljubljanska Cesta 5, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia

Received 12 April 2013; Revised 7 June 2013; Accepted 8 July 2013

Academic Editor: Michelangelo Mancuso

Copyright © 2013 Slaven Pikija 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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