Predictors of infarct growth after endovascular therapy for acute ischemic stroke.

@article{Man2015PredictorsOI,
  title={Predictors of infarct growth after endovascular therapy for acute ischemic stroke.},
  author={Shumei Man and Junya Aoki and Muhammad Shazam Hussain and Dolora R Wisco and Yohei Tateishi and G{\'a}bor Mih{\'a}ly T{\'o}th and Ferdinand K Hui and K Uchino},
  journal={Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association},
  year={2015},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={401-7}
}
BACKGROUND Intra-arterial (IA) thrombectomy for acute ischemic stroke has an excellent recanalization rate but variable outcomes. The core infarct also grows at a variable rate despite recanalization. We aim to study the factors that are associated with infarct growth after IA therapy. METHODS We reviewed the hyperacute ischemic stroke imaging database at… CONTINUE READING