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Three-Dimensional and Conventional Carotid Ultrasound for Assessment of Carotid Plaque in a Stroke Patient: A Simple Way to Validate Findings

Kalashyan, H.; Saqqur, M.; Becher, H.; O'Kelly, C.; Romanchuk, H.; Khan, K.; Jeerakathil, T.; Wassef, A.; Shuaib, A.

Canadian Journal of Cardiology 33(3): 412.E1-412.E3


ISSN/ISBN: 0828-282X
PMID: 28232021
DOI: 10.1016/j.cjca.2016.11.006
Accession: 060400856

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Single-sweep automated 3-D ultrasound is a new imaging modality for the assessment of carotid plaque. Its most important application is the measurement of the plaque volume. To our knowledge, to date there is not a widely accepted "gold standard" to validate 3-D plaque volume measurement. We compared the findings of 2-dimensional and 3-D carotid ultrasound imaging with those of postsurgical plaque specimen using a simple method.

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