Letter by Wu et al Regarding Article, "Safety of Computed Tomographic Angiography in the Evaluation of Patients With Acute Stroke: A Single-Center Experience".


BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Noncontrasted head computed tomography (NCHCT) has long been the standard of care for acute stroke imaging. New guidelines recommending advanced vascular imaging to identify eligible patients for endovascular therapy have renewed safety concerns on the use of contrast in the emergent setting without laboratory confirmation of renal… (More)
DOI: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.116.013973