Stroke Imaging Findings

by Hetal Verma, MD

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    The lecture Stroke Imaging Findings by Hetal Verma, MD is from the course Neuroradiology.

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    1. Noncontrast Head CT to exclude hemorrhage before administration of t-PA.
    2. Brain MRI because it is more sensitive to evaluate for acute stroke.
    3. Head CT with contrast for better evaluation of the vasculature.
    4. Noncontrast Head CT because it is most sensitive to evaluate for acute stroke.
    5. Brain MRI to assess for mass lesions.
    1. The administration of t-PA has the most benefit when administered within the first 12 hours of onset.
    2. Stroke is the compromise of the blood supply to a portion of the brain parenchyma.
    3. Stroke may be thrombotic or embolic.
    4. Ischemic strokes may not be visible on CT images for several hours after the onset.
    5. The watershed territory is most susceptible to ischemia.
    1. Within 24 hours of an ischemic stroke.
    2. A mass more than 2 cm in size near the MCA.
    3. Enlarged left ventricle.
    4. An aneurysm of the MCA more than 2 cm.
    5. A cyst close to the MCA.
    1. Subfalcine herniation after a hemorrhagic stroke.
    2. Glioma in the left occipital lobe.
    3. Pituitary adenoma reaching up to the optic chiasm with no visual defects.
    4. Normal pressure hydrocephalus in a 78-year-old patient.
    5. An ischemic stroke in a 54-year-old hypertensive patient.

    Author of lecture Stroke Imaging Findings

     Hetal Verma, MD

    Hetal Verma, MD

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