Middle cerebral artery infarcts encompassing the insula are more prone to growth


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Ay H., Arsava E. M. , KOROSHETZ W. J. , Sorensen A. G.

STROKE, vol.39, no.2, pp.373-378, 2008 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1161/strokeaha.107.499095
  • Journal Name: STROKE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.373-378
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Background and Purpose - Based on previous observations that infarcts encompassing the insula were linked to unfavorable clinical outcome, we hypothesized that insular damage was directly associated with worsened infarction in ischemic but potentially viable neighboring brain tissue.