Stroke 2020 08 20;51(8):2480-2487. Epub 2020 Jul 20.
Comprehensive Stroke Center, Department of Neuroscience, Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona and August Pi i Sunyer Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBAPS), Spain (S.R., A. Rodríguez, S.A., V.O., A. Renú, L.L., C.L., X.U., A.C.).
Background And Purpose: Acute onset aphasia may be due to stroke but also to other causes, which are commonly referred to as stroke mimics. We hypothesized that, in patients with acute isolated aphasia, distinct brain perfusion patterns are related to the cause and the clinical outcome. Herein, we analyzed the prognostic yield and the diagnostic usefulness of computed tomography perfusion (CTP) in patients with acute isolated aphasia. Read More