Computed Tomography, Computed Tomography Angiography, and Perfusion Computed Tomography Evaluation of Acute Ischemic Stroke

Neuroimaging Clin N Am. 2018 Nov;28(4):565-572. doi: 10.1016/j.nic.2018.06.002. Epub 2018 Sep 15.


This review outlines the current role of the individual components of multimodal computed tomography (computed tomography, computed tomography angiography, and perfusion computed tomography) in the evaluation of patients with acute ischemic stroke.

Keywords: CT; CT angiography; Imaging; Perfusion CT; Stroke.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Brain / blood supply
  • Brain / diagnostic imaging
  • Brain Ischemia / complications
  • Brain Ischemia / diagnostic imaging*
  • Cerebral Angiography / methods*
  • Computed Tomography Angiography / methods
  • Humans
  • Stroke / complications
  • Stroke / diagnostic imaging*
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed / methods*