Recanalization of vertebral artery dissection.

  title={Recanalization of vertebral artery dissection.},
  author={Antonio Ara{\'u}z and Juan Manuel M{\'a}rquez and Carol Artigas and J. Gabriela Pe{\~n}a Balderrama and Hector Orrego},
  volume={41 4},
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE We investigated the predictors and time course for recanalization after vertebral artery dissection. METHODS We prospectively studied 61 consecutive patients with confirmed diagnoses of vertebral artery dissection without intracerebral hemorrhage. Neuroimaging and clinical follow-up were performed at presentation and at 3, 6, and 12 months. RESULTS We included 61 patients with confirmed vertebral artery dissection; 19 were evaluated and followed up with conventional… CONTINUE READING


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