Hyperdense Middle Cerebral Artery Sign is Associated with Poor Recanalisation with Intra-Arterial Therapy

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Background: The hyperdense middle cerebral artery sign [HMCAS]and hyperdense basilar sign [HBAS]are associated with poor outcome with thrombolysis [t-PA). Intra-arterial [IA]therapy is sometimes used in the management of acute anterior circulation strokes in addition to t-PA. The utility of these signs in stratifying outcomes with IA therapy is limited. We… (More)

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