Mechanisms, predictors and clinical impact of early neurological deterioration: the protocol of the Trondheim early neurological deterioration study

@inproceedings{Helleberg2014MechanismsPA,
  title={Mechanisms, predictors and clinical impact of early neurological deterioration: the protocol of the Trondheim early neurological deterioration study},
  author={Bernt Harald Helleberg and Hanne Ellekj{\ae}r and Gitta Rohweder and Bent Indredavik},
  booktitle={BMC neurology},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND 10-40% of patients with acute ischemic stroke (AIS) suffer an early neurological deterioration (END), which may influence their long term prognosis. Multiple definitions of END exist, even in recently published papers. In the search for causes, various biochemical, clinical, and imaging markers have been found to be associated to END after AIS in some but not in other studies. The primary aim of this study is to assess the contribution of END to functional level at 3 months post… CONTINUE READING

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