Outcomes in severe middle cerebral artery ischemic stroke.

@article{Walcott2014OutcomesIS,
  title={Outcomes in severe middle cerebral artery ischemic stroke.},
  author={Brian Patrick Walcott and Jennifer C Miller and C Kwon and Sameer A. Sheth and Marc Hiller and C A Cronin and Lee H Schwamm and J. Marc Simard and Kristopher Thomas Kahle and William Taylor Kimberly and Kevin N Sheth},
  journal={Neurocritical care},
  year={2014},
  volume={21 1},
  pages={20-6}
}
BACKGROUND Severe middle cerebral artery stroke (MCA) is associated with a high rate of morbidity and mortality. We assessed the hypothesis that patient-specific variables may be associated with outcomes. We also sought to describe under-recognized patient-centered outcomes. METHODS A consecutive, multi-institution, retrospective cohort of adult patients (≤70 years) was established from 2009 to 2011. We included patients with NIHSS score ≥15 and infarct volume ≥60 mL measured within 48 h of… CONTINUE READING

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