Use of 3-Dimensional, Black-Blood, Contrast-Enhanced, T1-Weighted Magnetic Resonance Imaging to Identify Vascular Occlusion in the Posterior Circulation After Acute Ischemic Stroke

Background: Three-dimensional, black-blood, contrast-enhanced, T1-weighted magnetic resonance imaging (3D-BB-ceT1-MRI) could play a role in detection of thrombi and symptomatic intracranial atherosclerotic stenosis. We investigated the role of 3D-BB-ceT1-MRI in patients with acute ischemic stroke in the posterior circulation, and compared our findings with those from susceptibility-weighted imaging (SWI). Materials and Methods: We retrospectively reviewed 3D-BB-ceT1-MRI for patients between January 2017 and August 2018 with acute ischemic symptoms in the posterior circulation.
Source: Journal of Stroke and Cerebrovascular Diseases - Category: Neurology Authors: Source Type: research

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