Do acute diffusion- and perfusion-weighted MRI lesions identify final infarct volume in ischemic stroke?

C S Rivers, J M Wardlaw, P A Armitage, M E Bastin, T K Carpenter, V Cvoro, P J Hand, M S Dennis

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Abstract

An acute mismatch on diffusion-weighted MRI (DWI) and perfusion-weighted MRI (PWI) may represent the "tissue-at-risk." It is unclear which "semiquantitative" perfusion parameter most closely identifies final infarct volume.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)98-104
Number of pages7
JournalStroke; a journal of cerebral circulation
Volume37
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006

Keywords

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Cerebrovascular Circulation
  • Diffusion
  • Diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Image Processing, Computer-Assisted
  • Ischemia
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Models, Statistical
  • Perfusion
  • Prospective Studies
  • Stroke
  • Time Factors

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