Magnetic resonance imaging of brain death.

  title={Magnetic resonance imaging of brain death.},
  author={Akira Matsumura and Kotoo Meguro and Hideo Tsurushima and Yoji Komatsu and Yoichi Kikuchi and Mitsuyosi Wada and Yasuhiro Nakata and Noburoh Ohashi and Tadao Nose},
  journal={Neurologia medico-chirurgica},
  volume={36 3},
Fifteen patients with clinical diagnosis of brain death were examined by magnetic resonance (MR) imaging. Aortography with intraarterial digital subtraction angiography (IADSA) was also performed in nine patients. MR imaging indications of the flow void phenomenon were evaluated in the cavernous portion of internal carotid artery (ICA) and the middle or anterior cerebral artery, and compared with the IADSA findings. The relative intensities of gray and white matters were also measured. MR… CONTINUE READING