NEUROLOGICAL IMAGING

Brain Arteriovenous Malformations

May 18, 2021 by in NEUROLOGICAL IMAGING Comments Off on Brain Arteriovenous Malformations

Brain arteriovenous malformations (AVMs) are characterized by shunting between pial arteries and cortical or deep veins, with the presence of an intervening nidus of tortuous blood vessels. These lesions present…

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Acute Ischemic Stroke

May 18, 2021 by in NEUROLOGICAL IMAGING Comments Off on Acute Ischemic Stroke

Multimodal MR imaging provides valuable information in the management of patients with acute ischemic stroke (AIS), with diagnostic, therapeutic, and prognostic implications. MR imaging plays a critical role in treatment…

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Vasospasm

May 18, 2021 by in NEUROLOGICAL IMAGING Comments Off on Vasospasm

Cerebral vasospasm (VS) and delayed cerebral ischemia (DCI) are important complications of aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage (ASAH). Imaging approaches to VS monitoring include noninvasive bedside assessment with transcranial Doppler ultrasonography, angiographic…

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Extracranial Vascular Disease

May 18, 2021 by in NEUROLOGICAL IMAGING Comments Off on Extracranial Vascular Disease

Carotid atherosclerosis is an important contributor to ischemic stroke. When imaging carotid atherosclerosis, it is essential to describe both the degree of luminal stenosis and specific plaque characteristics because both…

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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage of Unknown Cause

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Subarachnoid hemorrhage of unknown cause represents approximately 10% to 15% of nontraumatic subarachnoid hemorrhages. The key factors in determining the management strategy for a presumed nonaneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage are the…

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