How about doing a literature search at
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/? I found quite a few.
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>Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2006 20:05:00 -0500
>From: "Claudia A. Benge" <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: Re: Carotid correlation
>To: [log in to unmask]
>Suggest your surgeon go to an advanced vascular
interpretation course through
>the Society of Vascular Ultrasound...
>There are articles published that compare MRA/CTA with
carotid ultrasound and
>I think even angiograms in combination. There is no way that
>compare to the angiograms...Claudia
>Quoting "Myers, Ruth" <[log in to unmask]>:
>> Does anyone out there know of any literature that
compares carotid duplex
>> criteria with MRAs? For years we have been using
>> criteria for carotids that compared well to angiography.
Since the advent
>> of MRA, however, our surgeons order very few angiograms
but lots of MRAs.
>> Now our surgeon feels that our duplex reading criteria are
not valid, since
>> the MRAs tend to over-call (?) lesions. He wants to use
>> such as the Washington criteria for reading, but since the
>> criteria that I know of were based on comparison to
>> angiograms, and not MRAs, I worry that comparison with
MRA still might not
>> be valid- any comments or recommendations?
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