Managing malignant cerebral infarction.

  title={Managing malignant cerebral infarction.},
  author={J. Marc Simard and Juan Sahuquillo and Kevin N Sheth and Kristopher Thomas Kahle and Brian Patrick Walcott},
  journal={Current treatment options in neurology},
  volume={13 2},
OPINION STATEMENT Managing patients with malignant cerebral infarction remains one of the foremost challenges in medicine. These patients are at high risk for progressive neurologic deterioration and death due to malignant cerebral edema, and they are best cared for in the intensive care unit of a comprehensive stroke center. Careful initial assessment of neurologic function and of findings on MRI, coupled with frequent reassessment of clinical and radiologic findings using CT or MRI are… CONTINUE READING