microbleed

microbleed

(mī′krō-blēd″) [ micro- + bleed]
Leakage of a tiny amount of blood from a small blood vessel into the tissue that immediately surrounds it. It is seen as a hemosiderin deposit on magnetic resonance imaging.
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Hypertension increases the risk of cerebral microbleed in the territory of posterior cerebral artery: a study of the association of microbleeds categorized on a basis of vascular territories and cardiovascular risk factors.
Zhang, X.-X.Hou, et al., "Seven-layer deep neural network based on sparse autoencoder for voxelwise detection of cerebral microbleed," Multimedia Tools and Applications, vol.
The topographic distribution of CMBs was determined according to the areas included in both BOMBS (Brain Observer MicroBleed Scale) (41), and MARS (The Microbleed Anatomical Rating Scale) (42).
Two multivariate regression analyses examined the relationship between microbleed location and dementia subtype.
When a longitudinal analysis was conducted in patients without microbleed at baseline, COPD independently predicted a sevenfold increase in risk of deep or infratentorial microbleeds (OR, 7.1; P = .002) over a median time interval of 3.42 years.
"Microbleed assessment on T2*-weighted MRI may serve as a possible marker of both cerebral amyloid angiopathy and hypertensive vasculopathy progression," Dr.
"The brain is not one big microbleed. There will be some limit to how many we pick up, but for now the harder we look the more we find."
Is cerebral microbleed prevalence relevant as a biomarker in amnestic mild cognitive impairment and mild Alzheimer's disease?
"Microbleed assessment on T2 *-weighted MRI may serve as a possible marker of both cerebral amyloid angiopathy and hypertensive vasculopathy progression," Dr.
SWI is sensitive in detecting cerebral microbleed (CMB), and CMB might not be a contraindication for thrombolytic therapy, yet CMBs in multiple foci could possibly be related to intracranial hemorrhage (ICH) after thrombolysis.
On the other hand, thinning the blood without consulting a medical professional may be unnecessary, and could increase the risk of a microbleed that can harm your brain."