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Haemorrhagic Cerebral Vascular Disease

  • J. Byrne

Abstract

This paper outlines a logical strategy for managing the imaging investigation of patients presenting with spontaneous intracranial haemorrhage. Details of the patient’s acute and past medical histories may point to the cause of intracranial bleeding but in most instances it is imaging that distinguishes the victims of haemorrhagic from those with ischemic stroke. This crucial distinction triggers completely different diagnostic and therapeutic management paths.

Keywords

Ischemic Stroke Digital Subtraction Angiography Past Medical History Arteriovenous Malformation Haemorrhagic Stroke 
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Suggested Reading

  1. Davis S, Fisher M, Warach S (eds) (2003) Magnetic resonance imaging in stroke. Cambridge University, CambridgeGoogle Scholar
  2. Warlow CP et al (eds) (1996) Stroke: a practical guide to management. Blackwell Science, OxfordGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Italia 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Byrne
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeuroradiologyRadcliffe Infirmary, University of OxfordOxfordUK

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