Assessment of the patient with hyperacute stroke: imaging and therapy.


Journal Article (Review)

Neuroimaging is an important part of the assessment of patients with hyperacute stroke. As new treatments that may reverse cerebral ischemia have been developed, the role of neuroimaging has changed from simply anatomic depiction of early infarction to identification, by means of physiologic (rather than simply anatomic) information, of regions that are at risk for infarction. The goal of such imaging techniques is to monitor successes and complications of recently developed treatments such as thrombolysis.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Provenzale, JM; Jahan, R; Naidich, TP; Fox, AJ

Published Date

  • November 2003

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 229 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 347 - 359

PubMed ID

  • 14595138

Pubmed Central ID

  • 14595138

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0033-8419

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1148/radiol.2292020402


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States