3.0 T imaging of ischaemic stroke

T. Popolizio, A. Simeone, G. M. Giannatempo, A. Stranieri, M. Armillotta, T. Scarabino

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14.5 Conclusions: Several neuroradiological techniques can be used to assess ischaemic stroke patients. At facilities where thrombolytic therapies are available, the ideal diagnostic workup in the hyperacute phase is a morphological and functional MR study associated with MRA sequences. However, where this is not feasible (because these techniques are not available, the patient has come to observation in a late phase or is particularly restless, or, signally, a thrombolytic therapy is not indicated), the basic method is CT with serial follow-up studies to monitor disease evolution and the possible complications. At a later time, when this is possible, a conventional MR study with MRA sequences should be performed.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationHigh Field Brain MRI: Use in Clinical Practice
PublisherSpringer Berlin Heidelberg
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)3540317759, 9783540317753
Publication statusPublished - 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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