Imaging of carotid arterial diseases with contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS).

  title={Imaging of carotid arterial diseases with contrast-enhanced ultrasound (CEUS).},
  author={Dirk-Andr{\'e} Clevert and Wieland H. Sommer and Pamela Zengel and A. Helck and Maximilian Reiser},
  journal={European journal of radiology},
  volume={80 1},
Carotid duplex ultrasound is the standard of care for the initial diagnosis of carotid artery bifurcation diseases. But in difficult examinations, carotid abnormalities are commonly encountered and may represent a diagnostic challenge in patients with clinical symptoms as well as in the follow up after carotid endarterectomy or carotid artery stenting. Contrast enhanced ultrasound (CEUS) with low mechanical index (low MI) is a promising new method in the diagnosis and follow up of pathological… CONTINUE READING
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