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 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Neuroradiology 0028-3940 Springer Journals

Infarct fogging on immediate postinterventional CT—a not infrequent occurrence

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Springer Berlin Heidelberg
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Copyright © 2017 by Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Neuroradiology; Imaging / Radiology; Neurology; Neurosurgery; Neurosciences
ISSN
0028-3940
eISSN
1432-1920
D.O.I.
10.1007/s00234-017-1894-z
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