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Update in Diagnostic Procedures: The Relevance of Inflammation

Noninvasive Angiography (Magnetic Resonance and Computed Tomography) in the Diagnosis of Ischemic Cerebrovascular Disease

Techniques and Clinical Applications
Schellinger P.D.a · Richter G.b · Köhrmann M.a · Dörfler A.b

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Departments of aNeurology and bNeuroradiology, University of Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany

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Abstract of Update in Diagnostic Procedures: The Relevance of Inflammation

Published online: November 01, 2007
Issue release date: November 2007

Number of Print Pages: 8
Number of Figures: 4
Number of Tables: 0

ISSN: 1015-9770 (Print)
eISSN: 1421-9786 (Online)

For additional information: https://www.karger.com/CED

Abstract

Noninvasive diagnostic imaging of the craniocervical and intracranial vasculature is a domain of computed tomography angiography (CTA), magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) and Doppler/duplex ultrasound, the latter not being the topic of this presentation. We give a methodological background for both, CTA and MRA, followed by a critical appraisal of both imaging modalities in the diagnosis of ischemic cerebrovascular disease. The contribution of noninvasive vascular imaging to vascular malformations (including aneurysms, fistulas and cerebral-vein thrombosis) is beyond the scope of this paper and therefore not covered.

© 2007 S. Karger AG, Basel


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Article / Publication Details

First-Page Preview
Abstract of Update in Diagnostic Procedures: The Relevance of Inflammation

Published online: November 01, 2007
Issue release date: November 2007

Number of Print Pages: 8
Number of Figures: 4
Number of Tables: 0

ISSN: 1015-9770 (Print)
eISSN: 1421-9786 (Online)

For additional information: https://www.karger.com/CED


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