Management of pediatric craniocervical arterial dissections

  title={Management of pediatric craniocervical arterial dissections},
  author={A. Shekhar Pandey and Elizabeth Hill and Wajd N. Al-Holou and J J Gemmete and Neeraj Chaudhary and B. G. Thompson and Hugh J. L. Garton and Cormac O. Maher},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
Craniocervical arterial dissections (CCADs) represent a preventable cause of acute ischemic stroke (AIS). Our objective was to describe clinical presentation, imaging features, treatment strategies, and report clinical and imaging outcomes of CCADs at a large pediatric tertiary referral center. Electronic medical records were queried using variations of the word dissection for patients under 25 years of age with neuroimaging over a 13-year period. Medical and imaging records were reviewed to… CONTINUE READING