Long-term prognosis of patients with large subcortical infarctions.

@article{Suto2009LongtermPO,
  title={Long-term prognosis of patients with large subcortical infarctions.},
  author={Yutaka Suto and Hiroyuki Nakayasu and Masanobu Maeda and Masayoshi Kusumi and Hisanori Kowa and Etsuko Awaki and J. K. Saito and Kenji Nakashima},
  journal={European neurology},
  year={2009},
  volume={62 5},
  pages={304-10}
}
AIM We assessed the long-term prognosis of patients with large subcortical infarctions (LSCI). METHODS We defined LSCI as lesions > or =15 mm confined to deep penetrating arteries without a cardioembolic or atherothrombotic source. Patients with acute ischemic strokes were consecutively registered and followed for 751 +/- 441 days. The clinical characteristics and long-term prognoses of patients with LSCI were compared to those of patients with lacunar (LACI), atherothrombotic (ATI) and… CONTINUE READING