Chapter 10. Vascular Imaging

  1. Dr Jong S. Kim MD, PhD4,
  2. Dr Louis R. Caplan MD5 and
  3. Dr K. S. Lawrence Wong MD6
  1. Dr Edward Feldman MD1,
  2. Harry J. Cloft Dr, MD, PhD2,
  3. Dr Mai Nguyen-Huynh MD3 and
  4. Dr Avean McLaughlin MD1

Published Online: 12 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300673.ch10

Intracranial Atherosclerosis

Intracranial Atherosclerosis

How to Cite

Feldman, E., Cloft, H. J., Nguyen-Huynh, M. and McLaughlin, A. (2008) Vascular Imaging, in Intracranial Atherosclerosis (eds J. S. Kim, L. R. Caplan and K. S. L. Wong), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300673.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Department of Neurology, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea

  2. 5

    Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

  3. 6

    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince Wales Hospital, Hong Kong, People's Republic of China

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Clinical Neurosciences, Brown University School of Medicine, Providence, Rhode Island, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Neurology, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 24 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405178228

Online ISBN: 9781444300673



  • vascular imaging;
  • magnetic resonance angiography;
  • Maximum intensity projection image from computed tomographic angiography (CTA);
  • magnetic resonance angiography;
  • Transcranial Doppler ultrasound (TCD);
  • noninvasive techniques and imaging intracranial vasculature for intracranial atherosclerosis


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Catheter angiography

  • CT angiography

  • Magnetic resonance angiography

  • Transcranial Doppler ultrasound

  • References