Lacunar infarction: a 12 month study.

  title={Lacunar infarction: a 12 month study.},
  author={Jacobus Reimers and C N de Wytt and Bimalka Seneviratne},
  journal={Clinical and experimental neurology},
Identification of lacunar infarction as a cause of stroke is important, as investigation, treatment and outcome differ from those in the other stroke categories. In this study of 121 acute strokes admitted over a period of 12 months, 28 patients (23%) were found to have lacunar infarction and 93% of patients with lacunes had either a past history of… CONTINUE READING