Stroke:Leukoaraiosis associated with increased risk of haematoma after thromboectomy
Nature Reviews Neurology 8,355 (2012).
Leukoaraiosis—diffuse white matter abnormalities detected on CT or MRI scans—is associated with worse outcomes after mechanical thromboectomy. In a retrospective analysis of 105 patients with stroke who underwent mechanical thromboectomy,Shi et al. found that those with moderate or severe leukoaraiosis in deep