Computed Tomographic Distinction of Intimal and Medial Calcification in the Intracranial Internal Carotid Artery.

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Remko Kockelkoren; Annelotte Vos; Wim Van Hecke; Aryan Vink; Ronald L A W Bleys; Daphne Verdoorn; Willem P Th M Mali; Jeroen Hendrikse; Huiberdina L Koek; Pim A de Jong; Jill B De Vis;
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 12,issue 1 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0168360, pmc: PMC5218397
  • Subject: Vascular Medicine | Research Article | Diagnostic Medicine | Anatomy | Cardiovascular Anatomy | Arteries | Diagnostic Radiology | Radiology and Imaging | Epidemiology | Histology | Tomography | Neurology | Cerebral Arteries | Biology and Life Sciences | Cerebrovascular Diseases | Surgical and Invasive Medical Procedures | Neuroscience | Research and Analysis Methods | Physiology | Blood Vessels | Carotid Arteries | Medicine | Stroke | Neuroimaging | Genetic Epidemiology | Q | R | Imaging Techniques | Computed Axial Tomography | Science | Journal Article | Physiological Processes | Calcification | Medicine and Health Sciences | Autopsy

BACKGROUND: Intracranial internal carotid artery (iICA) calcification is associated with stroke and is often seen as a proxy of atherosclerosis of the intima. However, it was recently shown that these calcifications are predominantly located in the tunica media and inte... View more
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