+ Site Statistics
+ Search Articles
+ PDF Full Text Service
How our service works
Request PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on Facebook
Follow on Twitter
Follow on LinkedIn
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
Most Shared
PDF Full Text
+ Translate
+ Recently Requested

Application of color Doppler ultrasonography in diagnosis of cervical vertebral injury complicated with vertebral artery trauma

Application of color Doppler ultrasonography in diagnosis of cervical vertebral injury complicated with vertebral artery trauma

Zhongguo Chaosheng Yixue Zazhi 19(10): 749-751

Objective: To study the role of color Doppler ultrasonographic diagnosis of cervical vertebral injury complicated with vertebral artery trauma. Methods: Bilateral vertebral arteries in 12 patients with close cervical vertebral trauma were examined. The course, inner diameter, endothelium, flow velocity and resistance index of vertebral arteries and presence or absence of thrombus in the arteries were evaluated by color Doppler ultrasonography pre and postoperation. Results: Three patients had unilateral vertebral artery trauma complicated with thrombosis and obstruction; 1 patient had mild injury in bilateral arteries, the rest 8 patients had no abnormality in the arteries; nerve symptoms of the patient with mild injury in the arteries were vanished. Conclusions: Color Doppler ultrasonography can provide with diagnostic information such as position, degree of vertebral artery trauma and hemodynamics of vertebral arteries in patients with cervical vertebral injury.

Please choose payment method:

(PDF emailed within 1 workday: $29.90)

Accession: 011774340

Download citation: RISBibTeXText

Related references

Color Doppler ultrasonography in diagnosis of vertebral artery cervical spondylopathy. Zhongguo Chaosheng Yixue Zazhi 14(11): 47-50, 1998

Color Doppler ultrasonography is a reliable diagnostic tool in the diagnosis of extracranial vertebral artery dissections. Journal of Medical Ultrasonics 46(1): 153-158, 2019

Color Doppler ultrasonic diagnosis of vertebral artery insufficiency in cases with cervical spondylosis. Zhongguo Chaosheng Yixue Zazhi 13(5): 26-27, 1997

Significance of magnetic resonance imaging in the diagnosis of vertebral artery injury associated with blunt cervical spine trauma. Journal of Nippon Medical School 74(4): 293-299, 2007

Tortuosity of the vertebral artery in patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy. Risk factor for the vertebral artery injury during anterior cervical decompression. Spine 21(9): 1085-1089, 1996

Noninvasive angiography for the diagnosis of vertebral artery disease using Doppler ultrasound (vertebral artery Doppler). Stroke 7(4): 364-369, 1976

Injury of the vertebral column and cervical medulla complicated by circulatory insufficiency of vertebral arteries. Patologia Polska 25(3): 445-449, 1974

Direct Damage to a Vertebral Artery Better Predicts a Vertebral Artery Injury than Elongation in Cervical Spine Dislocation. Acta Medica Okayama 71(5): 427-432, 2017

Unilateral vertebral artery injury in a patient with displaced upper cervical spine fractures: the treatment for one case of vertebral artery embolism. European Spine Journal 27(Suppl 3): 409-414, 2018

Cervical spine trauma: a cause of vertebral artery injury. Journal of Trauma 20(10): 904-905, 1980

Vertebral artery injury in cervical spine trauma. Injury 32(7): 565-568, 2001

Clinical and radiological outcomes following traumatic Grade 3 and 4 vertebral artery injuries: a 10-year retrospective analysis from a Level I trauma center. The Parkland Carotid and Vertebral Artery Injury Survey. Journal of Neurosurgery 122(5): 1202-1207, 2015

Clinical significance of vertebral artery MRA to vertebral artery type of cervical spondylosis' diagnosis and treatment. Zhongguo Gu Shang 26(11): 908-912, 2013

Vertebral artery injury after blunt cervical trauma: an update. Surgical Neurology 65(3): 238-45; Discussion 245-6, 2006

Color-coded Doppler sonography in diagnosis of the carotid and vertebral artery disease. Periodicum Biologorum 97(2): 119-125, 1995