Chapter 11. Application of Magnetic Resonance Imaging

  1. Dr Jong S. Kim MD, PhD1,
  2. Dr Louis R. Caplan MD2 and
  3. Dr K. S. Lawrence Wong MD3
  1. Dr Dong-Wha Kang MD, PhD and
  2. Dr Jong S. Kim MD, PhD

Published Online: 12 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300673.ch11

Intracranial Atherosclerosis

Intracranial Atherosclerosis

How to Cite

Kang, D.-W. and Kim, J. S. (2008) Application of Magnetic Resonance Imaging, in Intracranial Atherosclerosis (eds J. S. Kim, L. R. Caplan and K. S. L. Wong), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300673.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

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

  3. 3

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

Author Information

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

Publication History

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

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405178228

Online ISBN: 9781444300673

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Keywords:

  • application of magnetic resonance imaging;
  • imaging the plaque;
  • Imaging the clot;
  • substrate for GRE SVS - paramagnetic deoxyhemoglobin;
  • assessing pathogenesis of infarction;
  • early recurrent ischemic lesions (ERILs) on DWI;
  • assessing early recurrence of infarction;
  • positron emission tomography (PET) or single photon emission computed tomography (SPECT);
  • mean transit time (rMTT), time-to-peak (rTTP), and cerebral blood volume (rCBV);
  • magnetic resonance imaging application

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Imaging the plaque

  • Imaging the clot

  • Assessing the pathogenesis of infarction

  • Assessing early recurrence of infarction

  • Assessing the perfusion status

  • Summary

  • References