Risk factors of Silent Cerebral Infarcts in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome Based on MRI Findings

Document Type : Original Article


1 sohag university hospital cath lab sohag , alghazl street elnoor cardiac centre

2 sohag university hospital neurology departement

3 sohag unvirsity hospital neurology departement


INTRODUCTION The presence of silent brain infarcts ( CBI)increases the risk of subsequent stroke . The presence of silent brain infarcts doubles the risk of dementia, including Alzheimer’s disease. Aim Of The work the degree of existence and the risk factors associated with (CBI) in patient with acute coronary syndrome (ACS) younger than 55 years old. Early detection might be helpful in prevention of further complications. Patients and Methods: This study was prospective cross -sectional study included 40 patients