Quantitative magnetic resonance angiography in the evaluation of the subclavian steal syndrome: report of 5 patients.

@article{Bauer2009QuantitativeMR,
  title={Quantitative magnetic resonance angiography in the evaluation of the subclavian steal syndrome: report of 5 patients.},
  author={Andrew M Bauer and S Amin-Hanjani and Ali Alaraj and Fady T. Charbel},
  journal={Journal of neuroimaging : official journal of the American Society of Neuroimaging},
  year={2009},
  volume={19 3},
  pages={250-2}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The indications for surgical or endovascular treatment of patients with subclavian stenosis (SS) or occlusion remain controversial. Multiple studies have shown that in most patients, SS results in steal that is evident radiographically, but requires no treatment. METHODS This report describes 5 cases of SS, analyzed with phase contrast quantitative MRA (QMRA). QMRA provides quantitative blood flow data previously unavailable. A quantitative ischemic forearm challenge is… CONTINUE READING

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