Gadolinium Enhancement in Intracranial Atherosclerotic Plaque and Ischemic Stroke: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Review uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Brain Ischemia
  • Intracranial Arteriosclerosis
  • Plaque, Atherosclerotic
  • Stroke

abstract

  • Intracranial plaque enhancement on high-resolution vessel wall MRI is strongly associated with ischemic stroke. Evaluation for plaque enhancement on MRI may be a useful test to improve diagnostic yield in patients with ischemic strokes of undetermined etiology.

publication date

  • August 2016

Research

keywords

  • Review

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC5015301

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1161/JAHA.116.003816

PubMed ID

  • 27528408

Additional Document Info

volume

  • 5

number

  • 8