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CT of Carotid Arteries

  • Kimberly Kallianos
  • Ana M. Franceschi
  • John R. Carr
  • William A. Mehan
  • Jason M. JohnsonEmail author

Abstract

Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death and the leading cause of long-term serious disability in the United States [1]. Treatment and management advancements for ischemic injury have increased the demand for accurate and reliable imaging techniques to rapidly identify both intra- and extracranial carotid artery pathology [2, 3].

Keywords

Carotid Artery Internal Carotid Artery Compute Tomography Angiography Magnetic Resonance Angiography Digital Subtraction Angiography 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kimberly Kallianos
    • 1
  • Ana M. Franceschi
    • 1
  • John R. Carr
    • 1
  • William A. Mehan
    • 1
  • Jason M. Johnson
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity of CaliforniaSan FranciscoUSA

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