Acute stroke imaging research roadmap

Max Wintermark, Gregory W. Albers, Andrei V. Alexandrov, Jeffry R. Alger, Roland Bammer, Jean Claude Baron, Stephen Davis, Bart M. Demaerschalk, Colin P. Derdeyn, Geoffrey A. Donnan, James D. Eastwood, Jochen B. Fiebach, Marc Fisher, Karen L. Furie, Gregory V. Goldmakher, Werner Hacke, Chelsea S. Kidwell, Stephan P. Kloska, Martin Köhrmann, Walter KoroshetzTing Yim Lee, Kennedy R. Lees, Michael H. Lev, David S. Liebeskind, Leif Ostergaard, William J. Powers, James Provenzale, Peter Schellinger, Robert Silbergleit, Alma Gregory Sorensen, Joanna Wardlaw, Ona Wu, Steven Warach

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Abstract

The recent "Advanced Neuroimaging for Acute Stroke Treatment" meeting on September 7 and 8, 2007 in Washington DC, brought together stroke neurologists, neuroradiologists, emergency physicians, neuroimaging research scientists, members of the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB), industry representatives, and members of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to discuss the role of advanced neuroimaging in acute stroke treatment. The goals of the meeting were to assess state-of-the-art practice in terms of acute stroke imaging research and to propose specific recommendations regarding: (1) the standardization of perfusion and penumbral imaging techniques, (2) the validation of the accuracy and clinical utility of imaging markers of the ischemic penumbra, (3) the validation of imaging biomarkers relevant to clinical outcomes, and (4) the creation of a central repository to achieve these goals. The present article summarizes these recommendations and examines practical steps to achieve them.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)E23-E30
JournalAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology
Volume29
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - May 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology

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