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Brainstem stroke: anatomy, clinical and radiological findings.
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PMID:  23522778     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Ischemic brainstem strokes constitute 10% of all ischemic brain strokes. Hemorrhagic complications are associated with an especially poor prognosis. Associated symptomatology includes vertigo, cranial nerve symptoms, and crossed or uncrossed corticospinal tract findings. Advanced neuroimaging techniques have become essential in the decision-making process of brainstem stroke management and may provide a means to identify those patients who may benefit from thrombolysis. Because many of the recommendations are based on limited data, additional research on treatment of acute brainstem stroke is needed.
Ana Ortiz de Mendivil; Andrea Alcalá-Galiano; Marta Ochoa; Elena Salvador; José M Millán
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Seminars in ultrasound, CT, and MR     Volume:  34     ISSN:  1558-5034     ISO Abbreviation:  Semin. Ultrasound CT MR     Publication Date:  2013 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-03-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8504689     Medline TA:  Semin Ultrasound CT MR     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  131-41     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright © 2013 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Department of Radiology, University Hospital Madrid Norte Sanchinarro, Spain. Electronic address:
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