The combined use of duplex ultrasonography and magnetic resonance angiography most accurately diagnosed carotid artery stenosis
- Mobile plaque in the internal carotid artery: A case report and review. Khurana, Dheeraj; Saini, Monica; Laldinpuii, Judy; Khandelwal, N.; Prabhakar, S. // Annals of Indian Academy of Neurology;Jul-Sep2009, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p185
A mobile plaque in the carotid artery is an uncommon entity, usually detected incidentally on a carotid duplex scan or angiography. It is associated with an indeterminate risk of an embolic stroke and should be managed on an emergent basis. We report here a case of a mobile plaque in the...
- Results of Carotid Endarterectomy Performed with Preoperative Duplex Ultrasound Assessment Alone. Melissano, Germano; Castellano, Renata; Zucca, Roberto; Chiesa, Roberto // Vascular Surgery;Mar/Apr2001, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p95
Evaluates the use of duplex ultrasound for assessing carotid endarterectomy. Employment of cerebral arteriogram as alternative to duplex ultrasound; Reduction in the cost of procedure; Prevention of arteriography-related anomalies.
- COMMENTARY: Review: Contrast-enhanced MRA is more sensitive and specific than CT angiography or ultrasonography for detection of lower-limb PAD. Ouzounian, Maral; Liu, Peter P. // ACP Journal Club;Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 147 Issue 3, p77
The author reflects on the sensitive and specific use of contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) than computed tomography angiography (CTA) or duplex ultrasonography (DUS) for diagnosis of symptomatic lower-limb peripheral arteial disease (PAD). He suggests to consider...
- Antineoplastics. // Reactions Weekly;3/31/2007, Issue 1145, p5
A case study involving a 25-year old woman with internal carotid artery thrombosis is discussed. The woman developed thrombosis after receiving antineoplastic treatment and radiotherapy for Hodgkin's disease. Duplex ultrasound was used to check her internal carotid artery. The patient also...
- Review: Contrast-enhanced MRA is more sensitive and specific than CT angiography or ultrasonography for detection of lower-limb PAD. // ACP Journal Club;Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 147 Issue 3, p77
The article analyses the study regarding the sensitivity and specificity of contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) over computed tomography angiography (CTA), and duplex ultrasonography (DUS) for detection of lower-limb peripheral arterial disease (PAD). It mentions the use of...
- Asymptomatic Carotid Stenosis: Screening and Management. Grossberg, Jonathan A.; Potter, N. Stevenson; VJayaraman, Mahesh // Medicine & Health Rhode Island;Apr2011, Vol. 94 Issue 4, p89
The article discusses the screening and management of asymptomatic carotid stenosis which is said to be a dilemma to most of the primary care physicians. It defines carotid stenosis as the atherosclerotic narrowing of the proximal internal carotid artery and is said to increase with age in...
- Indications for Angiography and Surgery in Carotid Artery Disease. Harrison, M.J.G.; Marshall, J. // British Medical Journal;3/15/1975, Vol. 1 Issue 5958, p616
Focuses on the indications for angiography and surgery in carotid artery diseases in Great Britain. Assessment on the angiographic results of patients with transient cerebral ischemia; Proportion of patients referred for endarterectomy; Ocular involvement associated with angiographic abnormality.
- Association Between Metabolic Syndrome and Carotid Atherosclerosis: A Community-Based Study in Hong Kong. Leng, Xin Yi; Chen, Xiang Yan; Chook, Ping; Xiong, Li; Lin, Wen Hua; Liu, Jing Yi; Tomlinson, Brian; Thomas, G. Neil; Lam, Tai Hing; Lam, Karen S.L.; Cheung, Bernard M.Y.; Wong, Ka Sing // Metabolic Syndrome & Related Disorders;Apr2013, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p109
Background: Carotid atherosclerosis should not be neglected as a cause for stroke in China, despite its low prevalence. This study was performed to evaluate the association between ultrasonographic markers for different stages of carotid atherosclerosis and metabolic syndrome. Methods: This was...
- Symptomatic carotid ischaemic events: safest and most cost effective way of selecting patients for angiography, before carotid endarterectomy. Hankey, Graeme J.; Warlow, Charles P. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);6/9/90, Vol. 300 Issue 6738, p1485
Determines the effective way to select patients with symptomatic carotid angiography before carotid endarterectomy. Evaluation of clinical examination by auscultation for the investigation; Occurrence of strokes after angiography; Experience of ischemic symptoms during investigation.