Predisposing factors in posterior circulation infarcts: a vascular morphological assessment


Coban G., Cifci E., Yildirim E., Agildere A. M.

NEURORADIOLOGY, vol.57, no.5, pp.483-489, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 57 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s00234-015-1490-z
  • Journal Name: NEURORADIOLOGY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.483-489
  • Keywords: Basilar artery, Dolichoectasia, MRI, Posterior circulation infarct, Vertebral artery, INTRACRANIAL ARTERIAL DOLICHOECTASIA, RESOLUTION COMPUTED-TOMOGRAPHY, BASILAR ARTERY, VERTEBROBASILAR DOLICHOECTASIA, STROKE PREVENTION, ISCHEMIC-STROKE, DISEASE, ATHEROSCLEROSIS
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: No

Abstract

The aim of the study is to assess the effect of shape, diameter, elongation and deviation criteria of basilar artery (BA), convergence angle and diameter variations of vertebral arteries, and concurrent chronic diseases on posterior circulation infarcts.