New therapies for stroke.

  title={New therapies for stroke.},
  author={Louis R. Caplan},
  journal={Archives of neurology},
  volume={54 10},
The treatment of patients with stroke and cerebrovascular disease has entered a new era. During the 1990s there has been a revolution in technology able to define quickly, safely, and accurately stroke pathophysiological characteristics and the cardiovascular lesions that cause stroke in individual patients. Advanced brain imaging with computed tomography, magnetic resonance imaging, and newer magnetic resonance modalities, including fluid attenuating inversion recovery imaging, diffusion… CONTINUE READING

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