Intravenous Flat Panel Detector CT Angiography for the Assessment of Intracranial Arteries

  • Jin Pyeong Jeon
  • Seung Hun SheenEmail author


Atherosclerotic intracranial arterial stenosis is an important cause of ischemic stroke [1, 2]. Main predictor of vulnerable intracranial stenosis includes high severity (>70 % luminal narrowing), extent of disease (number of intracranial stenosis), disease progression, and presence of symptomaticity [2]. Although cerebral angiography is the most accurate method for estimating stenosis, procedural complications and invasive nature can be concerns. Accordingly, noninvasive methods such as magnetic resonance angiography (MRA), computed tomography angiography (CTA), and transcranial Doppler (TCD) have been used alternatively.


Magnetic Resonance Angiography Cerebral Blood Volume High Dynamic Range Single Acquisition Intracranial Stenosis 
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We would like to thank Sung-Eun Kim and YoungHo Kim (Siemens) for help with the data collection and valuable contribution to the image preparation.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryHallym University College of MedicineChuncheonSouth Korea
  2. 2.Department of NeurosurgeryBundang Jesaeng HospitalSeoulSouth Korea

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