ASSOCIATION BETWEEN RETINAL VASCULOPATHY AND CEREBRAL SMALL VESSEL DISEASE IN ISCHEMIC STROKE

Dr. Moses P. Moorthy, Prof. P. Chandrasekharan, Prof. A. V. Srinivasan

Abstract


INTRODUCTION:
Retina is the part of eye in continuation with the central nervous
system. Blood supply of retina is similar to cerebrovascular system.
Retinal vessel changes are more common in stroke patients.
Assessment of correlation between retinal vessel changes and cerebral
small vessel disease helps to predict is chaemic stroke events.


Keywords


Fundoscopy, retinal vessel changes, MRI brain, small vessel disease.

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