Active Reperfusion Hemorrhage during Thrombectomy: Angiographic Findings and Real-Time Correlation with the CT “Spot Sign”

Conclusions: Active reperfusion hemorrhage involving perforator arteries was observed to correlate with the CT “spot sign” and to be associated with poor outcomes.Intervent Neurol 2018;7:370 –377
Source: Interventional Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research

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Source: Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Hemorrhagic stroke in COVID-19 Source Type: research
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Source: Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: Clin J Am Soc Nephrol Source Type: research
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Source: Seminars in Interventional Radiology - Category: Radiology Authors: Tags: Review Article Source Type: research
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Source: Frontiers in Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
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Source: Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Tags: Research Article: Clinical Case Report Source Type: research
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Source: BMC Pharmacology and Toxicology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: BMC Pharmacol Toxicol Source Type: research
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