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Delayed Catastrophic Intracerebral Hemorrhage Preceded by Progressive Recovery after Carotid Stenting for Acute Ischemic Stroke.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20947378     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
BACKGROUND: Hemorrhagic transformation (HT) is a feared complication of reperfusion therapy for treatment of acute ischemic stroke. Generally, HT occurs within 24-36 hours after thrombolysis.
SUMMARY OF CASE: We present a case of a fatal symptomatic HT of an infarction that occurred 7 days after acute ischemic stroke which was preceded by a remarkable recovery following a combination of acute revascularization therapies.
CONCLUSION: Fatal symptomatic HT is a rare potential complication that can occur after several days of treatment of acute ischemic stroke.
Jason S Day; Harold P Adams
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-10-14
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association     Volume:  21     ISSN:  1532-8511     ISO Abbreviation:  J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis     Publication Date:  2012 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-01-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9111633     Medline TA:  J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  151-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 National Stroke Association. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Division of Cerebrovascular Diseases, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Department of Neurology, Carver College of Medicine.
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