hemorrhagic transformation

hemorrhagic transformation

The conversion of a bland infarct into a bloody infarct. It is bleeding that occurs in dead or dying tissue, e.g., brain tissue deprived of its usual blood supply by an ischemic stroke.
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Hemorrhagic transformation (HT) was classified using clinical and imaging criteria as follows: hemorrhagic infarction, parenchymal hemorrhage (PH), and sICH.
Although HARM has been shown to be associated with larger DWI lesion volumes, hemorrhagic transformation, and poor clinical outcome [6], cases of patients with unremarkable DWI and demonstration of HARM have been reported [16, 17].
Hemorrhagic transformation (HT) occurs predominantly in acute ischemic stroke (AIS) with cardioembolic origin and could be seen at any time following ischemic attack (I).
Multiple cerebral microbleeds in hyperacute ischemic stroke: Impact on prevalence and severity of early hemorrhagic transformation after thrombolytic treatment.
In that interesting case, the authors highlighted the challenging management of a patient with a left ventricular thrombus causing an embolic stroke with hemorrhagic transformation and the timing of anticoagulation.
Symptomatic hemorrhagic transformation occurred at rates of 8-21 Percent in these four trials 14-17.
3) indicated that twenty cases of non-hemorrhagic stroke or transient ischemic attack have been treated with thrombolysis, with only one hemorrhagic transformation.
Hemorrhagic transformation of the focus was observed in 3 patients (13.
A sample of topics includes venous steal in cerebral ischemia, systemic hemodynamic therapies for acute ischemic stroke, causes and treatment of hemorrhagic transformation, and translational hurdles in novel stroke therapies.
1-cm high-density mass suggesting hemorrhagic transformation was seen within the region of the right caudate, encroaching on the right lateral ventricle.
Moreover, there was a clustering of cases of late, symptomatic hemorrhagic transformation "composing an alarming 10%" of the enoxaparin group, with no cases in the warfarin and heparin groups.