Crossed cerebellar diaschisis and brain recovery after stroke.

  title={Crossed cerebellar diaschisis and brain recovery after stroke.},
  author={Bernard Infeld and Stephen M Davis and Meir Lichtenstein and P. J. Mitchell and John L. Hopper},
  volume={26 1},
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Although crossed cerebellar diaschisis is well recognized after stroke, there is controversy concerning its clinical correlations and serial changes, and little is known about its prognostic value. METHODS We studied crossed cerebellar diaschisis and cerebral hypoperfusion in 47 patients with acute middle cerebral cortical infarction using 99mTc-hexamethylpropyleneamine oxime and single-photon emission computed tomography within 72 hours of stroke onset. Thirty-one of… CONTINUE READING