Computed Tomographic Determinants of Neurologic Deterioration in Patients With Large Middle Cerebral Artery Infarctions

Manno, Edward M.; Nichols, Douglas A.; Fulgham, Jimmy R.; Wijdicks, Eelco F.M.
February 2003
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Feb2003, Vol. 78 Issue 2, p156
Academic Journal
Identifies specific radiographic features on computed tomographic imaging that can predict neurologic deterioration in patients with large middle cerebral artery (MCA) infarctions. Description of neurologic deterioration; Radiographic features reviewed; Comparison of demographic and radiographic variables; Conclusion that the hyperdence HMCA and early computed tomography evidence of MCA involvement are predictive of neurologic deterioration.


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