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

 

Clinical Imaging and Case Reports

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
Abstract:
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.
Keywords:

Mean transit time; Ischemic penumbra; Infarct core;CT Perfusion; Singular Value Decomposition plus; Deconvolution;Interventional endovascular procedures.

Citation:

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 2023.