Is misery perfusion still a predictor of stroke in symptomatic major cerebral artery disease?

@article{Yamauchi2012IsMP,
  title={Is misery perfusion still a predictor of stroke in symptomatic major cerebral artery disease?},
  author={Hiroshi Yamauchi and Tatsuya Higashi and S Kagawa and Ryuichi Nishii and Takashi Kudo and Kanji Sugimoto and Hidehiko Okazawa and Hidenao Fukuyama},
  journal={Brain : a journal of neurology},
  year={2012},
  volume={135 Pt 8},
  pages={2515-26}
}
Studies in the 1990s demonstrated that misery perfusion is a predictor of subsequent stroke in medically treated patients with symptomatic major cerebral artery disease. A recent randomized controlled trial demonstrated no benefit of bypass surgery for such patients. In this light, outcome in patients with misery perfusion has regained interest. The purpose of this study was to determine whether misery perfusion is still a predictor of subsequent stroke despite recent improvements in medical… CONTINUE READING
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