Stroke 2021 Sep 14:STROKEAHA120031736. Epub 2021 Sep 14.
Department of Neuroradiology, Hôpital Gui de Chauliac, Montpellier University Medical Center, Montpellier, France. (I.D., M.A., R.A., F.C., C.D., P.-H.L., C.R., G.G., A.B., V.C.).
Background And Purpose: White matter hyperintensity (WMH), a marker of chronic cerebral small vessel disease, might impact the recruitment of leptomeningeal collaterals. We aimed to assess whether the WMH burden is associated with collateral circulation in patients treated by endovascular thrombectomy for anterior circulation acute ischemic stroke.
Methods: Consecutive acute ischemic stroke due to anterior circulation large vessel occlusion and treated with endovascular thrombectomy from January 2015 to December 2017 were included. Read More