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The hyperdense middle cerebral artery sign

Aouad, Patrick Bahjet

Description

The Hyperdense Middle Cerebral Artery Sign (HMCAS) is a specific finding on non-enhanced computed tomography (NECT) that correlates with acute ischaemic stroke affecting the middle cerebral artery (MCA). It is one of the first investigation findings that may be apparent to a clinician and has potential implications for management. Given that the HMCAS is seen on the routinely performed NECT brain scan and that its presence has significant time-critical clinical implications, a clear...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Thesis (MPhil)
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/156085
DOI: 10.25911/5d514efba139b

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