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Acute Ischemic Stroke: Potential Applicationsof Mean Transit Time (Mtt) Perfusion MapsObserved on a 320-Detector Row Ct Scanner


Michael F. Waters, MD, PhD

Departments of Neurology and Neuroscience, University of Florida College of Medicine, HSC Box 100236 Gainesville

Correspondence to Author:  Michael F. Waters


Background and Purpose: We present three individuals who experienced acute ischemic stroke and underwent using an Aquilion ONE for tomography perfusion (CTP) imaging (Toshiba Medical Systems, Nasu, Japan)Singular Value Decomposition Plus (SVD+) technique is used in a 320-detector row CT scanner to produce perfusion images. maps. The ischemic penumbra (IP) and infarct may be accurately predicted using these MTT maps in a sensitive and particular manner.core (IC) (IC) Methods: Patients who had an acute ischemic stroke, undergone successful pharmacological and/or interventional reperfusion therapies, obtained high-quality whole-brain CTP scans, and a follow-up MRI or non-contrast CT (NCCT) scan were chosen for examination. Images were examined by a neuroradiologist using Vitrea FX 3.1 software, and the IC volumes were computed. Conclusion: Muscle spindles may be hurt by the tourniquet’s intense pressure. Ia-afferent activity may decline. drastically restricting voluntary motor activity.
Mean transit time; Ischemic penumbra; Infarct core;CT Perfusion; Singular Value Decomposition plus; Deconvolution;Interventional endovascular procedures.


Michael F. Waters. Acute Ischemic Stroke: Potential Applicationsof Mean Transit Time (Mtt) Perfusion MapsObserved on a 320-Detector Row Ct Scanner. Clinical Imaging and Case Reports 2022.

Journal Info

  • Journal Name: Clinical Imaging and Case Reports
  • Impact Factor: 2.709**
  • ISSN: 2770-9205
  • DOI: 10.52338/cicaserep
  • Short Name: CICASEREP
  • Acceptance rate: 55%
  • Volume: 6 (2024)
  • Submission to acceptance: 25 days
  • Acceptance to publication: 10 days


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