Ischemic stroke patient with left MCA occlusion and a severe neurological deficit, presenting with unusual perfusion-CT results with extended CBV abnormalities contrasting with moderate MTT abnormalities

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Ischemic stroke patient with left MCA occlusion and a severe neurological deficit, presenting with unusual perfusion-CT results with extended CBV abnormalities contrasting with moderate MTT abnormalities

Medical University of South Carolina
Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences – Charleston, SC, United States

This case from MUSC, Charleston, South Carolina, aptly starts with “Are we ready for a good discussion?“ – A 72-year old male presenting with stroke symptoms and a NHSS of 22 is intubated before being transferred to MUSC. The patient has a significant history of diabetes, hypertension and atrial fibrillation. Unusual perfusion-CT results with extended CBV anormalities contrast with moderate MTT abnormalites. What treatment was decided upon? Watch the discussion and find out!