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Imaging of the carotid artery.
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PMID:  21968317     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In the study of carotid arteries, modern techniques of imaging allow to analyze various alterations beyond simple luminal narrowing, including the morphology of atherosclerotic plaques, the arterial wall and the surrounding structures. By using CTA and MRI it is possible to obtain three-dimensional rendering of anatomic structures with excellent detail for treatment planning. This paper will detail the role of various imaging methods for the assessment of carotid artery pathology with emphasis on the detection, analysis and characterization of carotid atherosclerosis.
Authors:
Luca Saba; Michele Anzidei; Roberto Sanfilippo; Roberto Montisci; Pierleone Lucatelli; Carlo Catalano; Roberto Passariello; Giorgio Mallarini
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-9-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Atherosclerosis     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1879-1484     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-10-4     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0242543     Medline TA:  Atherosclerosis     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.
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Department of Radiology, Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria (A.O.U.), di Cagliari - Polo di Monserrato, s.s. 554 Monserrato, Cagliari 09045, Italy.
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