Computerized Axial Tomography in Cerebrovascular Disease in the Elderly
- Visible infarction on computed tomography is an independent predictor of poor functional outcome after stroke, and not of haemorrhagic transformation. J.M. Wardlaw; T.M. West; P.A.G. Sandercock; S.C. Lewis; O. Mielke // Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Apr2003, Vol. 74 Issue 4, p452
Objectives: To examine a very large dataset to provide a robust answer to the question of whether visible infarction on computed tomography was (a) an independent predictor of functional outcome at all times up to 48 hours after stroke, and (b) independently associated with haemorrhagic...
- A large vertex extradural hematoma due to traumatic bilateral coronal suture diastasis. Arun, P. // Neurology India;Nov2011, Vol. 59 Issue 6, p935
The article discusses the condition and symptoms of vertex extradural hematomas (VEHs) caused by traumatic bilateral coronal suture diastasis. It cites the case of a 32-year-old man presented with a history of forcefully hit by a truck door while trying to climb. The patient undergoes with an...
- Visible infarction on CT after strokeÂ—what does it tell? R. Kay; A.C.F. Hui // Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry;Apr2003, Vol. 74 Issue 4, p413
Focuses on visible infarction on computed tomography after stroke. Predictors of functional outcome after stroke; Concentration of blood glucose.
- An Angiographic Lesion Mimicking Pseudo-Aneurysm in Cerebral Arteriovenous Malformation. Kwon, O. K.; Koh, Y. C.; Han, M. H.; Lee, G. J.; Joo, M.; Yoo, H.; Park, H. I. // Acta Neurochirurgica;Nov2001, Vol. 143 Issue 11, p1177
Summary In cerebral arteriovenous malformations (AVMs), a pseudo-aneurysm represents rupture site, and its presence is known as a factor for rebleeding. We report a case of cerebral AVM presenting with intracerebral haemorrhage in which cerebral angiography showed a lesion mimicking...
- Approaching the Clinical Problems of Patients With Cerebrovascular Disease. Slade, Walter // Angiology;Feb1978, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p95
Comments on the challenges in addressing the clinical problems experienced by patients with cerebrovascular disease. Importance of the physician's ability to learn the accurate history of the present illness in the management of such patients; Discussion of diseases that could become associated...
- Effects of Cyclospasmol Upon Sensory Parameters in Patients Recovering from Cerebrovascular Accidents. Sourander, L.; Blakemore, C.B. // Angiology;Feb1978, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p133
Describes studies carried out to assess the therapeutic response to cyclandelate by patients recovering from cerebrovascular accidents. Establishment of the effectiveness of the drug on certain sensory-motor and perceptual abilities in the post-stroke patient; Investigation to establish an...
- Early recombinant factor VIIa therapy in acute intracerebral hemorrhage: Promising approach. Kumar, Sudhir; Badrinath, H. R. // Neurology India;Mar2006, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p24
Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) is the most devastating form of stroke with a high morbidity and mortality. ICH constitutes about 20-30% of all strokes, with the prevalence being higher in Asian population. Treatment of ICH is predominantly conservative, which includes control of blood pressure,...
- Announcements July 2004. // Acta Neuropathologica;Jul2004, Vol. 108 Issue 1, p88
This article presents information on the forthcoming seminar on the cerebrovascular diseases. This seminar entitled "The Circle of Willis and Cerebrovascular Diseases in the New Millennium," is going to be held from December 9-11, 2004 in Siena, Italy.
- Cerebrovascular Accident. // Diseases & Disorders: A Nursing Therapeutics Manual, 2nd edition;2002, p225
Provides information on cerebrovascular accident or stroke. Causes; Assessment and diagnosis; Recommendations for medical management of stroke patients.