TITLE

Pulsed Doppler Imaging and Spectrum Analysis for Detection of Carotid Artery Disease

AUTHOR(S)
Murie, J.A.; Quin, R.O.; Forrest, H.; Sheldon, C.D.
PUB. DATE
April 1984
SOURCE
Angiology;Apr1984, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p215
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
One hundred carotid arteries in 53 patients suffering from transient cerebral ischaemia or amaurosis fugax have been studied prospectively. Internal carotid arteries were assessed by a six-channel pulsed Doppler imaging system combined with Doppler spectrum analysis and the findings compared with those obtained by X-ray contrast arteriography. Stenosis (>25% diameter reduction) was correctly diagnosed by ul- trasonography with a sensitivity of 93% and a specificity of 96%. Occlusion was correctly diagnosed with a sensitivity of 92% and a specificity of 97%. The ability to recognize arterial stenosis and occlusion with this noninvasive system suggests that it has a major part to play in screening patients with suspected carotid artery disease.
ACCESSION #
16352478

 

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