Accuracy of transcranial colour-coded sonography in the diagnosis of anterior cerebral artery vasospasm.

@article{Turek2012AccuracyOT,
  title={Accuracy of transcranial colour-coded sonography in the diagnosis of anterior cerebral artery vasospasm.},
  author={Grzegorz Turek and Jan Kochanowicz and Robert Rutkowski and Jarosław Krejza and Tomasz Lysoń and Krzysztof Gorbacz and Justyna Zielińska-Turek and Zenon Mariak},
  journal={Neurologia i neurochirurgia polska},
  year={2012},
  volume={46 3},
  pages={233-8}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE Transcranial colour-coded sonography (TCCS) has been proven to be a method of high performance in the diagnosis of spasm of the middle cerebral artery (MCA). Relevant data concerning the anterior cerebral artery (ACA) varies amongst studies. The aim of this study was to assess the performance of TCCS in the diagnosis of spasm affecting the ACA. MATERIAL AND METHODS Ninety-two patients (39 women and 53 men, age 51 ± 12.1 years) were examined using TCCS before cerebral… CONTINUE READING