Infarct fogging on immediate postinterventional CT—a not infrequent occurrence

Infarct fogging on immediate postinterventional CT—a not infrequent occurrence Neuroradiology (2017) 59:853–859 DOI 10.1007/s00234-017-1894-z DIAGNOSTIC NEURORADIOLOGY Infarct fogging on immediate postinterventional CT—anot infrequent occurrence 1,2 3 4 2 Sven Dekeyzer & Arno Reich & Ahmed E. Othman & Martin Wiesmann & Omid Nikoubashman Received: 19 June 2017 /Accepted: 25 July 2017 /Published online: 3 August 2017 Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany 2017 Abstract area could not be distinguished from normal brain parenchyma. Purpose A pseudo-normalization of infarcted brain parenchy- On follow-up imaging, all isodense brain areas showed signs ma, similar to the Bfogging effect^ which usually occurs after of infarction. 2–3 weeks, can be observed on CT performed immediately Conclusion Pseudo-normalization of infarct hypoattenuation after endovascular stroke treatment (EST). Goal of this study on postinterventional CT is not infrequent. It is most likely was to analyze the incidence of this phenomenon and its evo- caused by contrast leakage in infarcted parenchyma and does lution on follow-up imaging. not represent salvage of ischemic brain parenchyma. Methods One hundred fifty-two patients in our database of 949 patients, who were treated for acute stroke between . . Keywords Ischemic stroke Thrombectomy Interventional January 2010 and January 2015, fulfilled the inclusion criteria neuroradiology Contrast media of (a) EST for an acute stroke in the Neuroradiology 0028-3940 Springer Journals

Infarct fogging on immediate postinterventional CT—a not infrequent occurrence

Loading next page...
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright © 2017 by Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany
Medicine & Public Health; Neuroradiology; Imaging / Radiology; Neurology; Neurosurgery; Neurosciences
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site


You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.

DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 12 million articles from more than
10,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Unlimited reading

Read as many articles as you need. Full articles with original layout, charts and figures. Read online, from anywhere.

Stay up to date

Keep up with your field with Personalized Recommendations and Follow Journals to get automatic updates.

Organize your research

It’s easy to organize your research with our built-in tools.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

Monthly Plan

  • Read unlimited articles
  • Personalized recommendations
  • No expiration
  • Print 20 pages per month
  • 20% off on PDF purchases
  • Organize your research
  • Get updates on your journals and topic searches


Start Free Trial

14-day Free Trial

Best Deal — 39% off

Annual Plan

  • All the features of the Professional Plan, but for 39% off!
  • Billed annually
  • No expiration
  • For the normal price of 10 articles elsewhere, you get one full year of unlimited access to articles.



billed annually
Start Free Trial

14-day Free Trial