Carotid Angiography

and Horia Ples2



(1)
Department of Computed Tomography, SCM Neuromed, Timisoara, Romania

(2)
Department of Neurosurgery, University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Victor Babes”, Timisoara, Romania

 





2.1 Normal Carotid Angiography




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Fig. 2.1
Normal carotid angiography

1. A. carotis communis dextra

2. A. vertebralis dextra

3. A. carotis interna dextra

4. A. carotis externa dextra

5. A. carotis externa sinistra

6. A. carotis interna sinistra

7. A. carotis communis sinistra


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Fig. 2.2
Normal carotid angiography 3D VRT colour reconstruction anterior coronal plane


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Fig. 2.3
Normal carotid angiography 3D VRT colour reconstruction oblique anterior plane


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Fig. 2.4
Normal carotid angiography 3D VRT colour reconstruction left anterior oblique plane


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Fig. 2.5
Normal carotid angiography 3D MIP reconstruction with visualisation of a. carotis communis sinistra and a. carotis interna sinistra


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Fig. 2.6
Normal carotid angiography 3D MIP reconstruction with visualisation of a. carotis communis dextra and a. carotis interna dextra


2.2 Anomalous Origin of Arteria Carotis Communis




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Fig. 2.7
Anomalous origin of common carotid arteries

 1. Aorta ascendens

 2. A. carotis communis sinistra

 3. Vena cava superior

 4. A. carotis communis dextra

 5. V. subclavia dextra

 6. A. subclavia dextra

 7. A. vertebralis dextra

 8. A. vertebralis sinistra

 9. Truncus brachiocephalicus

10. A. subclavia sinistra


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Fig. 2.8
Colour reconstruction 3D VRT


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Fig. 2.9
Colour reconstruction 3D VRT


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Fig. 2.10
Colour reconstruction 3D VRT, enlarged image, anterior plane


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Fig. 2.11
Axial image, 3D MIP

1. Arcus aortae

2. Vena cava superior

3. A. carotis communis sinistra

4. Trachea

5. A. subclavia sinistra with retrotracheal and retro-oesophageal trajectory


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Fig. 2.12
3D VRT reconstruction, posterior plane


2.3 Calcified Atheromatous Plaques at the Level of Arteria Carotis




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Fig. 2.13
Normal carotid angiography. The arrow indicate calcified plaques

 1. Aorta ascendens

 2. Truncus brachiocephalicus

 3. V. cava superior

 4. A. carotis communis dextra

 5. A. carotis externa dextra

 6. A. carotis externa sinistra

 7. A. carotis interna sinistra

 8. A. vertebralis sinistra

 9. A. subclavia sinistra

10. A. carotis communis sinistra


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Fig. 2.14
3D VRT colour reconstruction, posterior plane. The arrow indicate calcified plaques


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Fig. 2.15
3D VRT colour reconstruction, posterior plane. The arrows indicate calcified atheromatous plaques


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Fig. 2.16
3D VRT reconstruction

The arrows indicate calcified atheromatous plaques placed at the level of the emerging a. carotis interna


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Fig. 2.17
3D VRT reconstruction

The arrows indicate calcified atheromatous plaques placed at the level of the emerging a. carotis interna


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Fig. 2.18
3D VRT reconstruction

The arrows indicate calcified atheromatous plaques placed at the level of the emerging a. carotis interna


2.4 Carotid Angiography: Nonobstructive Calcified Atheromatous Plaques




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Fig. 2.19
Reconstruction 3D VRT colour, frontal plane

1. Aorta ascendens

2. Truncus brachiocephalicus

3. A. carotis communis dextra

4. A. carotis interna dextra

5. A. vertebralis dextra

6. A. vertebralis sinistra

7. A. carotis interna sinistra

8. A. vertebralis sinistra


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Fig. 2.20
3D VRT colour reconstruction, after removal of the bone structure


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Fig. 2.21
3D VRT colour reconstruction, oblique and sagital planes

The arrows indicate calcified atheromatous plaques


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Fig. 2.22
3D VRT colour reconstruction, oblique and sagital planes

The arrows indicate calcified atheromatous plaques


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Fig. 2.23
3D MIP reconstruction

Full arrow = a. carotis communis sinistra

Arrow with contour = a. carotis interna sinistra

Tip of the arrow = atheromatous calcified plaque


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Fig. 2.24
3D MPR reconstruction

Full arrow = a. carotis communis sinistra

Arrow with contour = a. carotis interna sinistra

Tip of the arrow = atheromatous calcified plaque


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Fig. 2.25
3D MIP reconstruction

Full arrow = a. carotis communis dextra

Arrow with contour = a. carotis interna dextra

Tip of the arrow = atheromatous calcified plaque

Aug 20, 2016 | Posted by in NUCLEAR MEDICINE | Comments Off on Carotid Angiography
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