Leukoaraiosis in relation to prognosis for patients with lacunar infarction.

@article{Miyao1992LeukoaraiosisIR,
  title={Leukoaraiosis in relation to prognosis for patients with lacunar infarction.},
  author={Shinichi Miyao and Akiyasu Takano and Junko Teramoto and Akira Takahashi},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={1992},
  volume={23 10},
  pages={1434-8}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Close relations between leukoaraiosis detected by computed tomography or magnetic resonance imaging and stroke, particularly lacunar infarction, have been reported. We studied whether leukoaraiosis is related to long-term prognosis for patients with lacunar infarction. METHODS We examined monthly 215 patients with lacunar infarction after their first stroke. They comprised 95 patients with leukoaraiosis disclosed by computed tomography on admission (58 men and 37 women… CONTINUE READING
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