Clinical MRA of the Carotid Arteries

  • Michele Anzidei
  • Beatrice Cavallo Marincola
  • Fabrizio Boni
  • Carlo Catalano
Chapter

Abstract

Magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) is one of the most practical diagnostic imaging modality for the evaluation of extracranial carotid arteries. This chapter review various MRA techniques for the evaluation of carotid disease, including unenhanced approaches as time-of-flight and phase-contrast imaging as well as contrast-enhanced MRA and plaque imaging sequences, providing various clinical samples of common and uncommon pathologic conditions.

Keywords

Catheter Filtration Albumin Attenuation Vasculitis 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michele Anzidei
    • 1
  • Beatrice Cavallo Marincola
    • 1
  • Fabrizio Boni
    • 1
  • Carlo Catalano
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiological SciencesUniversity of RomeRomeItaly

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