Ee-Hua Wong

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE We sought to determine the clinical and radiological features and pathogenesis of deep cerebral infarcts extending to the subinsular region (DCIs). METHODS - We defined DCIs as subcortical infarcts extending between the lateral ventricle and the subinsular region with a paraventricular extent >1.5 cm and a subinsular extent of at(More)
BACKGROUND Cardiomyopathy and low ejection fraction (EF) are associated with cardiac thrombi and cardiogenic embolism but may also be risk factors for hypoperfusion-related cerebral ischemia (HRCI). Current stroke subtype criteria do not include an HRCI category. METHOD To look for evidence of HRCI, we compared mean infarct volume between serial patients(More)
BACKGROUND A 1995 National Institute of Neurological Disorders (NINDS) study found benefit for intravenous tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) in acute ischemic stroke (AIS). The symptomatic intracranial hemorrhage (SICH) rate in the NINDS study was 6.4%, which may be deterring some physicians from using this medication. METHODS Starting December 1, 1998,(More)