Contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance angiography of carotid arteries: Utility in routine clinical practice
Diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging
CEMRA was found to be highly sensitive for detection of surgically amenable carotid stenosis. kappa scores for the interpretation of CEMRA and catheter angiography were similar. However, clinicians should be cautious when using CEMRA alone for surgical decision making in CEA candidates because a significant number of patients may be misclassified. The rate of misclassification is reduced when the results of CEMRA and duplex Doppler ultrasound are concordant.