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Comparison of angiography with continuous wave Doppler ultrasound in the assessment of extracranial arterial disease
  1. T K Hames,
  2. K N Humphries,
  3. T V Powell,
  4. D L McLellan
  1. Wessex Regional Medical Physics Department, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton
  2. Wessex Neurological Centre, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton

    Abstract

    Extracranial arterial disease was assessed using non-invasive continuous wave Doppler ultrasound. The results of the Doppler study were compared with those of angiography. There was a positive correlation between the results of angiography and the shape of the Doppler waveform, but the correlation was improved by adding a compression manceuvre to the procedure.

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