Transcranial Contrast-Enhanced Color-Flow Imaging

  • S. M. Otis
Conference paper


Owing to the variability and complexity of vessels that comprise the circle of Willis, hand-held transcranial Doppler (TCD) devices are subject to problems of vessel identification and documentation. Furthermore, TCD does not provide morphological information about the basal vessels. These problems significantly limit conventional TCD sonography.


Transcranial Doppler Sonography Carotid Siphon Intracranial Arterial Stenosis Color Flow Doppler Sonography Middle Cerebral Artery Velocity 
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  • S. M. Otis
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  1. 1.Division of NeurologyScripps Clinic and Research FoundationLa JollaUSA

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