In which patients is diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging most useful in routine stroke care?

S L Keir, J M Wardlaw, M E Bastin, M S Dennis

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Abstract

Magnetic resonance (MR) diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) has been used extensively in hyperacute cortical ischemic stroke, but its broader role in the assessment of patients presenting at later times after a wider variety of strokes has been less widely studied.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)118-22
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Neuroimaging
Volume14
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2004

Keywords

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Cerebral Infarction
  • Chronic Disease
  • Diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Image Enhancement
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Neurologic Examination
  • Sensitivity and Specificity

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