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Brain CT Scan in Stroke

Amin Abolhasani Foroughi, Masoume Nazeri

In patients came with suspicious cerebrovascular accidents, CT scan can play a major roll for diagnosis and treatment planning. In these patients we can do non contrast enhanced CT scan followed by perfusion CT scan and CT angiography. This three step CT scanning can be called multimodal CT. This strategy can help us to roll out hemorrhage and other differential diagnosis, it is useful to detect the site of vascular occlusion, the infarcted zone and the at risk salvageable tissue, also we can assess collateral circulation. This multimodal CT scan take about 10 to 15minuts. 

Cerebrovascular accident (CVA); Computed tomography, Brain CT Scan
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