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NEUROIMAGING ISCHEMIA AND CEREBROVASCULAR DISORDERS

Liebeskind, David S. MD

CONTINUUM: Lifelong Learning in Neurology: August 2008 - Volume 14 - Issue 4, Neuroimaging - pp 19-36
doi: 10.1212/01.CON.0000333198.90720.85
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Neuroimaging plays a pivotal role in the evaluation and management of patients with ischemia and cerebrovascular disorders. Multimodal CT and MRI, as well as ultrasound and angiography, detail the extent and severity of blood flow abnormalities, vascular lesions, and resultant tissue injury. From acute stroke to chronic phases of cerebral ischemia, neuroimaging techniques complement the clinical examination and enable the neurologist to improve patient outcomes.

Relationship Disclosure: Dr Liebeskind has received personal compensation for consulting activities regarding acute stroke therapies from CoAxia, Brainsgate, and Concentric Medical.

Unlabeled Use of Products/Investigational Use Disclosure: Dr Liebeskind has nothing to disclose.

© 2008 American Academy of Neurology
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