MR diffusion-weighted imaging and outcome prediction after ischemic stroke

P J Hand, J M Wardlaw, C S Rivers, P A Armitage, M E Bastin, R I Lindley, M S Dennis

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Abstract

MR diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) shows acute ischemic lesions early after stroke so it might improve outcome prediction and reduce sample sizes in stroke treatment trials. Previous studies of DWI and outcome produced conflicting results.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1159-63
Number of pages5
JournalNeurology
Volume66
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2006

Keywords

  • Acute Disease
  • Aged
  • Brain Ischemia
  • Diagnostic Tests, Routine
  • Diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Logistic Models
  • Male
  • Predictive Value of Tests
  • Prospective Studies
  • Sensitivity and Specificity
  • Stroke
  • Treatment Outcome

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