Accuracy of Pre-operative Imaging Predictors of Shamblin Grades in Carotid Body Tumors

Background and Purpose: Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is both sensitive and specific imaging modality in the diagnosis and surgical planning of carotid body tumors (CBTs). Radiological criteria to predict Shamblin grades has been described based on MRI, however, literature validating the same is sparse. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the… CONTINUE READING