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Imaging in stroke

Hugh Markus, Anthony Pereira and Geoffrey Cloud

in Stroke Medicine

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780199218776
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726095 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199218776.003.0075

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Imaging in stroke

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Introduction 158

Computed tomography (CT) 160

CT in acute stroke 162

ASPECTS scale 166

Magnetic resonance (MRI) 168

Physics of MRI 170

Commonly used MRI sequences 172

Diffusion-weighted imaging (DWI) 174

MRI in acute stroke 178

MRI and CT in cerebral haemorrhage 180

CT and MRI cerebral perfusion ...

Chapter.  8901 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology ; Radiology

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