Metabolic imaging of ischemic stroke: The present and future

K. A. Dani, Steven Warach

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Abstract

Measures of cerebral metabolism may be useful in the selection of patients for reperfusion therapies and as end points in clinical trials. However, there are currently no clinically routine techniques that provide such data directly. We review how imaging modalities in current clinical use may provide surrogate markers of metabolic activity. Promising techniques for metabolic imaging that are currently in the pipeline are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S37-S43
JournalAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology
Volume35
Issue number6 SUPPL.
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Clinical Neurology

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