Image guidance for transcranial Doppler ultrasonography.

  title={Image guidance for transcranial Doppler ultrasonography.},
  author={Sven R. Kantelhardt and Christian Greke and Naureen Keric and Fritz C Vollmer and Ingmar Thiemann and Alf Giese},
  volume={68 2 Suppl Operative},
  pages={257-66; discussion 266}
BACKGROUND Transcranial Doppler (TCD) ultrasonography is an important tool for noninvasive detection and monitoring of vasospasm and other pathological conditions of the intracranial vessels. OBJECTIVE To demonstrate that image-guided TCD allows rapid identification and blood-flow analysis of specific sections of the vascular anatomy and provides excellent orientation, also allowing diagnostic procedures on pathological vascular structures. METHODS Three patients who underwent computed… CONTINUE READING