MRI-SWI as a Predictor of Functional Outcome in Acute Ischemic Stroke


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- Age greater than 20 years
- Patients with acute pathological changes in CNS within 7 days admitted from outpatient, ER, or inpatient department
- Confirmed diagnosis of acute ischemic stroke by clinical testings and CT scan performed by a neurologist
- Signed informed consent from patient

Exclusion Criteria

- Any person with pacemaker, metal implant, claustrophobia, or any other contraindication for MR examination
- Any person with epilepsy, brain hematomas, brain tumor, or any neurological disease confirmed by CT scan
- Any other clinical condition which, in the opinion of the principal investigator, would not be suitable for this study