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ADC mapping of chronic cerebral hypoperfusion induced by carotid artery stenosis

Published inJournal of neuroradiology, vol. 38, no. 4, p. 232-237
Publication date2011
Abstract

Carotid artery stenosis is associated with the occurrence of acute and chronic ischemic lesions that increase with age in the elderly population. Diffusion Imaging and ADC mapping may be an appropriate method to investigate patients with chronic hypoperfusion consecutive to carotid stenosis. This non-invasive technique allows to investigate brain integrity and structure, in particular hypoperfusion induced by carotid stenosis diseases. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of a carotid stenosis on the parenchyma using ADC mapping.

Keywords
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Brain/blood supply/pathology/physiopathology
  • Brain Ischemia/etiology/pathology/physiopathology
  • Carotid Stenosis/complications/pathology/physiopathology
  • Cerebrovascular Circulation
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Neuroimaging
Citation (ISO format)
RENTSCH-GRANGES, Valérie et al. ADC mapping of chronic cerebral hypoperfusion induced by carotid artery stenosis. In: Journal of neuroradiology, 2011, vol. 38, n° 4, p. 232–237. doi: 10.1016/j.neurad.2010.12.009
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