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A.Y.K., A.R., K.M., M.M., M.Z., M.K., N.S., M.S., B.A., E.R., N.A., J.A., S.M.M., S.A., K.U.M., M.M.A., A.R.M., and D.S. are the Karachi Intracranial Stenosis writers, collaborators, and investigators for the Karachi Intracranial Stenosis Study.
Grant support: The Karachi Intracranial Stenosis Study was funded by a grant awarded to A.K.K. and P.M.F. (formerly Department of Biologic and Biomedical Sciences, Aga Khan University) by the Higher Education Commission, Government of Pakistan (No. 20-941/R&D/07). A.K.K. was also the recipient of a seed money grant from the University Research Council , Aga Khan University Hospital to initiate exploratory work that led to the elaborated study. M.K. is a neurovascular research fellow whose research practicum training was funded by award number D43TW008660 from the Fogarty International Center and the National Institute of Neurologic Disorders and Stroke .
Competing interests: There are no financial or nonfinancial competing interests to declare.
The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the Fogarty International Center, National Institute of Neurologic Disorders and Stroke, the National Institutes of Health, or the Higher Education Commission, Government of Pakistan.