Validation of Computed Tomographic Middle Cerebral Artery "Dot" Sign: An Angiographic Correlation Study Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Cerebral Angiography
  • Infarction, Middle Cerebral Artery
  • Intracranial Thrombosis
  • Middle Cerebral Artery
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed

abstract

  • The MCA dot sign is a highly specific and moderately sensitive indicator of acute thrombus in the M2/M3 MCA branches, as validated by catheter angiography. The MCA dot sign is a useful additional acute stroke CT marker.

publication date

  • November 2003

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/01.STR.0000092123.00938.83

PubMed ID

  • 14593125

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 2636

end page

  • 40

volume

  • 34

number

  • 11