Stroke Lesion Pattern on MRI and Atrial Fibrillation "SLPAF"

Active, not recruiting

Phase N/A Results N/A



  • Bernstein RA, Di Lazzaro V, Rymer MM, Passman RS, Brachmann J, Morillo CA, Sanna T, Thijs V, Rogers T, Liu S, Ziegler PD, Diener HC. Infarct Topography and Detection of Atrial Fibrillation in Cryptogenic Stroke: Results from CRYSTAL AF. Cerebrovasc Dis. 2015;40(1-2):91-6. doi: 10.1159/000437018. Epub 2015 Jul 11. Pubmed ID:26182860
  • Braemswig TB, Usnich T, Albach FN, Brunecker P, Grittner U, Scheitz JF, Fiebach JB, Nolte CH. Early new diffusion-weighted imaging lesions appear more often in stroke patients with a multiple territory lesion pattern. Stroke. 2013 Aug;44(8):2200-4. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.111.000810. Epub 2013 Jun 13. Pubmed ID:23765944
  • Hart RG, Diener HC, Coutts SB, Easton JD, Granger CB, O'Donnell MJ, Sacco RL, Connolly SJ; Cryptogenic Stroke/ESUS International Working Group. Embolic strokes of undetermined source: the case for a new clinical construct. Lancet Neurol. 2014 Apr;13(4):429-38. doi: 10.1016/S1474-4422(13)70310-7. Pubmed ID:24646875
  • Kang DW, Chalela JA, Ezzeddine MA, Warach S. Association of ischemic lesion patterns on early diffusion-weighted imaging with TOAST stroke subtypes. Arch Neurol. 2003 Dec;60(12):1730-4. Pubmed ID:14676047
  • Koennecke HC, Belz W, Berfelde D, Endres M, Fitzek S, Hamilton F, Kreitsch P, Mackert BM, Nabavi DG, Nolte CH, P√∂hls W, Schmehl I, Schmitz B, von Brevern M, Walter G, Heuschmann PU; Berlin Stroke Register Investigators. Factors influencing in-hospital mortality and morbidity in patients treated on a stroke unit. Neurology. 2011 Sep 6;77(10):965-72. doi: 10.1212/WNL.0b013e31822dc795. Epub 2011 Aug 24. Pubmed ID:21865573
  • Saxena R, Koudstaal PJ. Anticoagulants for preventing stroke in patients with nonrheumatic atrial fibrillation and a history of stroke or transient ischaemic attack. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2004;(2):CD000185. Review. Pubmed ID:15106146
  • Tatu L, Moulin T, Vuillier F, Bogousslavsky J. Arterial territories of the human brain. Front Neurol Neurosci. 2012;30:99-110. doi: 10.1159/000333602. Epub 2012 Feb 14. Pubmed ID:22377874

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