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Noninvasive Imaging of the Extracranial Carotid Circulation

  • Jonathon Leipsic
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Part of the Contemporary Cardiology book series (CONCARD)

Abstract

Technological advances have revolutionized vascular noninvasive imaging over the past two decades. There are now several options aside from conventional angiography to image carotid artery stenosis. These modalities are constantly evolving, and this chapter will review CT angiography, MR angiography, and carotid Doppler for noninvasive carotid artery imaging.

Keywords

Carotid ultrasound CT angiography MR angiography 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jonathon Leipsic
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  1. 1.Department of RadiologySt Paul’s HospitalVancouverCanada

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