Evaluating cardiac sources of embolic stroke with MRI.

  title={Evaluating cardiac sources of embolic stroke with MRI.},
  author={Asu Rustemli and Tandeep K Bhatti and Steven S. Wolff},
  volume={24 3},
  pages={301-8; discussion 308}
The evaluation of patients with stroke includes identifying its etiology in order to appropriately tailor therapy. Currently, the diagnostic work-up includes imaging of the brain, the arteries of the head and neck, the aorta, and the heart. Traditional methods of imaging include magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and magnetic resonance angiography (MRA… CONTINUE READING