Peripheral magnetic resonance angiography

  • Paul R. Hilfiker


Arteriosclerosis is a common disease with potentially serious health effects. The economical significance of this disease is reflected in its age-related prevalence. While prevalence for individuals younger than 60 is 3%, at 75 years of age it is about 20% [5]. The frequency of this disease makes an exact and widely available diagnostic tool indispensable. This is even more important, as advanced cases of arteriosclerosis, especially in the peripheral arteries, can be effectively treated with interventional radiological methods, such as percutaneous transluminal catheter therapy or peripheral vascular stents.


Magnetic Resonance Angiography Vascular Stents Digital Substraction Angiography Catheter Therapy Peripheral Magnetic Resonance Angiography 
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