Acute Infarct on CT

The recent use of intravenous tissue plasminogen activator (TPA) to treat acute stoke has resulted in the introduction of “code strokes” in many emergency rooms, which typically require the coordinated efforts of... Read more »
Dense MCA sign in R hemisphere

Early Signs of Stroke on CT

Despite its poor sensitivity for detecting embolic strokes, head CT scan remains the initial imaging modality in the work up of suspected acute stroke. The rationale is to initially rule out hemorrhagic... Read more »