Chapter 5. Use of Imaging in Acute Stroke

  1. Richard Hughes11,
  2. Michael Brainin12 and
  3. Nils Erik Gilhus13
  1. J. C. Masdeu1,
  2. P. Irimia1,
  3. S. Asenbaum2,
  4. J. Bogousslavsky3,
  5. M. Brainin4,
  6. H. Chabriat5,
  7. K. Herholz6,
  8. H. S. Markus7,
  9. E. Martínez-Vila1,
  10. K. Niederkorn8,
  11. P. D. Schellinger9 and
  12. R. J. Seitz10

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470753279.ch5

European Handbook of Neurological Management

European Handbook of Neurological Management

How to Cite

Masdeu, J. C., Irimia, P., Asenbaum, S., Bogousslavsky, J., Brainin, M., Chabriat, H., Herholz, K., Markus, H. S., Martínez-Vila, E., Niederkorn, K., Schellinger, P. D. and Seitz, R. J. (2006) Use of Imaging in Acute Stroke, in European Handbook of Neurological Management (eds R. Hughes, M. Brainin and N. E. Gilhus), Blackwell Publishing, Inc., Malden, Massachusetts, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470753279.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 11

    Professor of Neurology, Department of Clinical Neuroscience, King's College London, London, UK

  2. 12

    Professor of Clinical Neurology, Donauklinikum Gugging and Donau-Universität, Krems, Austria

  3. 13

    Professor of Neurology, University of Bergen and Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, University of Navarra, Spain

  2. 2

    Department of Neurology, Medical University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria

  3. 3

    Department of Neurology, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Lausanne, Switzerland

  4. 4

    Department of Neurology, Donauklinikum and Donau-Universität, Maria Gugging, Austria

  5. 5

    Department of Neurology, Lariboisiere Hospital, University of Paris, Paris, France

  6. 6

    Wolfson Molecular Imaging Centre, University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

  7. 7

    Department of Neurology and Clinical Neuroscience, St George's Hospital Medical School, London, United Kingdom

  8. 8

    Department of Neurology, Karl Franzens University, Graz, Austria

  9. 9

    Department of Neurology, University Clinic at Heidelberg, Germany

  10. 10

    Department of Neurology, University Hospital Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405130509

Online ISBN: 9780470753279



  • sacute stroke;
  • neuroimaging techniques;
  • computerised tomography;
  • chronic intracerebral haemorrhage;
  • cerebrovascular ultrasonography


This chapter contains section titled:

  • Abstract

  • Objectives

  • Background

  • Search strategy

  • Method for reaching consensus

  • Results