Carotid Doppler examination: a correlation with angiography

A. Saia, S. Manzoni, L. De Zanche, G. Meneghetti, P. Tonin

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The Doppler ultrasound technique is a useful tool for the screening and follow-up of patients with extracranial atheromatous lesions of the carotid tree. Doppler examination was perfomed on 654 patients and compared with angiographic visualization of a total, of 261 carotid arteries in 171 patients. The Doppler diagnostic criteria and their reliability are reported and discussed. This technique is not alternative but complementary to angiography.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)73-76
Number of pages4
JournalItalian Journal of Neurological Sciences
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1981


  • angiography
  • Doppler sonography
  • internal carotid artery

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Neuroscience(all)
  • Clinical Neurology


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