Stroke is a major cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide, and effective treatment requires rapid diagnosis and recognition of relevant vascular lesions.

Carmen Lahiff-Jenkins, Managing Editor of the International Journal of Stroke spoke to Dr Brett Graham from the Calgary Stroke Program in Saskatchewan lead author of the review Computed tomographic angiography in stroke and high risk TIA: Don’t leave the ED without it!  

In this review the authors discuss the usefulness and versatility of computed tomography angiography in the setting of stroke, highlighting the use of computed tomography angiography in decision making in transient ischemic attacks, acute disabling ischemic stroke, and hemorrhagic stroke.

http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/1747493018764172

Music for this podcast: Kool Kats by Kevin Mcloud

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