Table 2

 Location and volume of middle cerebral artery (MCA) infarcts

PatientsIschaemic lesion volume (mm3)Infarct location on FLAIR images
SideCortical regionsDeep regions
Frontal lobeParietal lobeTemporal lobeInternal capsuleLentiform nucleusCaudate nucleus
Location evaluated by visual inspection: region involved indicated by +; *posterior and anterior limbs of internal capsule; †posterior limb of internal capsule. L, left; R, right.
140 231R++
243 992R++++*++
3102 414R+++
432 898L+++†+
531 313R+
640 773L++
768 562L++
822 700L+++†+