Diffusion-weighted imaging in hyperacute stroke--gold standard?


Diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) is more sensitive than CT and conventional T2-weighted MR imaging in the detection of early cerebral ischemia and infarction. In this case report, we present a case of a 79-year-old woman with symptoms of acute stroke, clinically and radiologically documented progression to complete stroke with an initial negative diffusion… (More)