Imaging in acute ischaemic stroke: pearls and pitfalls

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dc.contributor.author Caldwell, J en
dc.contributor.author Heran, MKS en
dc.contributor.author McGuinness, B en
dc.contributor.author Barber, Peter en
dc.date.accessioned 2017-12-20T23:20:32Z en
dc.date.issued 2017-10 en
dc.identifier.citation Practical Neurology 17(5):349-358 Oct 2017 en
dc.identifier.issn 1474-7758 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2292/36812 en
dc.description.abstract Prompt and accurate diagnosis is the foundation of acute ischaemic stroke care. Multiple positive endovascular thrombectomy trials in ischaemic stroke patients with large vessel occlusions have further emphasised this but also added complexity to treatment decisions. CT angiography is now routine for patients who present with an acute stroke syndrome around the world. Members of the neurology and stroke teams (rather than radiologists) are often the first doctors to lay eyes on the CT images and are best equipped to integrate the clinical picture with the imaging findings. A sound understanding of acute stroke imaging is therefore essential for clinicians who work with acute stroke patients. This review describes some pearls we have gleaned from our own experience in acute stroke imaging as well as some potential follies to be avoided. en
dc.format.medium Print-Electronic en
dc.language eng en
dc.publisher BMJ Publishing Group en
dc.relation.ispartofseries Practical Neurology en
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dc.rights.uri https://researchspace.auckland.ac.nz/docs/uoa-docs/rights.htm en
dc.title Imaging in acute ischaemic stroke: pearls and pitfalls en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.identifier.doi 10.1136/practneurol-2016-001569 en
pubs.issue 5 en
pubs.begin-page 349 en
pubs.volume 17 en
dc.rights.holder Copyright: BMJ Publishing Group en
dc.identifier.pmid 28743791 en
pubs.end-page 358 en
pubs.publication-status Published en
dc.rights.accessrights http://purl.org/eprint/accessRights/RestrictedAccess en
pubs.subtype Review en
pubs.elements-id 640574 en
pubs.org-id Faculty of Medical & Hlth Sci en
pubs.org-id School of Medicine en
pubs.org-id Medicine Department en
dc.identifier.eissn 1474-7766 en
pubs.record-created-at-source-date 2017-12-21 en
pubs.dimensions-id 28743791 en


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