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Letter to the Editor
Comment on the article What constitutes the M1 segment of the middle cerebral artery?
  1. Donald Lobsien1,
  2. Matthias Gawlitza1,
  3. Karl-Titus Hoffmann1,
  4. Benjamin Friedrich2
  1. 1Department of Neuroradiology, Leipzig University Hospital, Leipzig, Germany
  2. 2Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Leipzig University Hospital, Leipzig, Germany
  1. Correspondence to Dr Benjamin Friedrich, Department of Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, Leipzig University Hospital, Liebigstr 20, Leipzig 04103, Germany; b.friedrich{at}

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We read with great interest the article by Goyal et al.1 We would like to draw your attention to four recently published papers that deal with the important aspect mentioned in their article—“[…] The discussion about where the M1 stops and where the M2 starts is therefore an artificial one, necessitating a more ‘practical’ approach for everyday work […]”.

This ‘more practical’ approach exists. It was described …

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