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  • Print publication year: 2006
  • Online publication date: November 2009

Case 57 - Malignant MCA infarction

from Part II - Uncommon cases of stroke
Erban, P., Woertgen, C., Luerding, R., Bogdahn, U., Schlachetzki, F., & Horn, M.Long-term outcome after hemicraniectomy for space occupying right hemispheric middle cerebral artery infarction. Clin. Neurol. Neurosurg. 2005 Aug 29.
Schwab, S., Steiner, T., Aschoff, al. Early hemicraniectomy in patients with complete middle cerebral artery infarction. Stroke 1998; 29:1888–1893.
Serena, J., Blanco, M., Castellanos, al. The prediction of malignant cerebral infarction by molecular brain barrier disruption markers. Stroke 2005; 36:1921–1926.
The DESTINY Study Group. DESTINY-Decompressive Surgery for the treatment of malignant Infarction of the middle cerebral artery – preliminary results. Cerebrovasc. Dis. 2006; 27:59.
Thomalla, G. J., Kucinski, T., Schoder, al. Prediction of malignant middle cerebral artery infarction by early perfusion- and diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging. Stroke 2003; 34:1892–1899.