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Stroke Research and Treatment
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 248789, 5 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.4061/2011/248789
Research Article

Predictors of Extubation Success in Patients with Middle Cerebral Artery Acute Ischemic Stroke

1Departments of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Rhode Island Hospital/Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02903, USA
2Department of Neurology, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
3Departments of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Anesthesiology and Critical Care, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA

Received 14 April 2011; Revised 14 July 2011; Accepted 8 August 2011

Academic Editor: Chelsea S. Kidwell

Copyright © 2011 Linda C. Wendell et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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