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Prognostic Accuracy of Cerebral Blood Flow Measurement by Perfusion Computed Tomography, at the Time of Emergency Room Admission, in Acute Stroke Patients
Ann Neurol 51:417-432,415, Wintermark,M.,et al, 2002
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Article Abstract
The purpose of this study was to determine the prognostic accuracy of perfusion computed tomography (CT), performed at the time of emergency room admission, in acute stroke patients. Based on these findings, we conclude that perfusion CT al lows the accurate prediction of the final infarct size and the evaluation of clinical prognosis for acute stroke patients at the time of emergency evaluation. It may also provide information about the extent of the penumbra. Perfusion CT could therefore be a valuable tool in the early management of acute stroke patients.
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