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IS THERE SPECTRAL DOPPLER INVOLVED IN THIS????????????
I DON'T FIND THE POOR CORRELATIONS A SURPRISE WITHOUT SOME SORT OF VELOCITY
CRITERIA FOR STENOSES.


At 03:16 AM 9/5/99 +0000, you wrote:
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>        Hello Flownetters,
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>I would like to request some advice on the evaluation of carotid stenosis.
>In our Hospital we measure stenosis by ultrasound comparing the diameter
of the
>lumen with the diameter of the vessel at the point of maximum stenosis (real
>stenosis), but correlation  with the results of arteriography is sometimes
poor
>because they compare the diameter of the lumen with the distal diameter of
the
>carotid.
>Do you think that we must do the same by ultrasound?
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>Carlos Nicolau
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