This is due to intense engorgement of the vessels brought about through these minute existing collateral channels and results in a peripheral congested zone round the infarct.
This necrosed area forms the pale infarct.
Printer friendly version Back Figure 1 Showing the infarct CMR technique using gadolinium.
Patients who have had a myocardial infarct will benefit most from a reduction in coronary heart disease risk factors.
Discussion The clinical and radiological findings were those of a left middle cerebral artery infarct.