Full-Text Search:
Home|Journal Papers|About CNKI|User Service|FAQ|Contact Us|中文
《Journal of Southern Medical University》 2010-04
Add to Favorite Get Latest Update

Atherosclerotic area measurement in the vascular wall of the carotid artery: comparison between 16-slice computed tomography angiography and high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging

WANG Qing-jun1,2,WANG Yong1,CAI Jian-ming1,MA Lin1,YANG Li1,CAI You-quan1 1Department of Radiology,General Hospital of PLA,Beijing 100853,China;2Department of Radiology,General Navy Hospital,Beijing 100037,China  
Object To assess the accuracy of computed tomography angiography (CTA) in quantifying atherosclerotic area in the vascular wall of the carotid artery in comparison with high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).Methods Eighteen subjects (15 males and 3 females aged 63±8 years) with ≥50% stenosis in at least one carotid artery were enrolled in this study.CTA and high-resolution MRI scans (in-plane pixel size of 0.25 mm×0.25 mm for both) were conducted within 1 week on a multi-slice spiral CT scanner and a 1.5T MR scanner (Signa,GE Medical Systems),respectively.CTA images were matched with MR images with the carotid bifurcation as the mark.For each patient,multiple matched slices with carotid atherosclerotic plaques in the bilateral carotid arteries were selected to measure the outer wall boundary (OWB) area,lumen area and wall area.Bland-Altman analysis and Pearson correlation coefficients were used to analyze the correlations of the area measurements between CTA and high-resolution MRI.Results A wide range of lesion size (vascular wall area) was found in these patients.Strong correlations were noted between CTA and high-resolution MRI with the correlation coefficients for OWB area,lumen area and wall area of 0.98,0.98 and 0.96,respectively.The mean differences between CTA and high-resolution MRI were 0.16±5.71 mm2,4.47±1.44 mm2 and -4.31±5.73 mm2 for OWB area,lumen area and wall area,respectively.Conclusion Compared to high-resolution MRI,CTA is also a reliable method to measure carotid vascular wall area.CTA might become an alternative modality to high-resolution MRI for follow-up examination of patients with carotid artery atherosclerosis,especially in uncooperative patients or patients with contra-indications for MRI.
【Fund】: 教育部留学回国人员启动基金(2007-hyb-001)资助
【CateGory Index】: R743.3;R445
Download(CAJ format) Download(PDF format)
CAJViewer7.0 supports all the CNKI file formats; AdobeReader only supports the PDF format.
【Citations】
Chinese Journal Full-text Database 3 Hits
1 DAI Weiying,JIN Song,TIAN Chao,YAN Shixin. Department of Radiology, Tianjin Huanhu Hospital, Tianjin 300060, China;The clinical application of 64-slice spiral CT angiography in carotid artery bifurcation disease[J];International Journal of Medical Radiology;2008-06
2 YUAN Tao, QUAN Guan-min, LEI Jian-ming, GAO Guo-dong, LIU Qing (Department of Radiology, Second Affiliated Hospital, Hebei Medical University, Shijiazhuang 050000, China);Evaluation of stenosis and occlusion of extracranial carotid artery by multi-slice helical CT angiography[J];Journal of China Clinic Medical Imaging;2008-11
3 LIANG Chang hu, YU Fu hua, LIU Cheng (Shandong Provincial Medical Imagimg Institute, Shandong University Medical College, Jinan 250012, China);Methodological study in multi-slice CTA on external cranial carotid[J];Chinese Journal of Medical Imaging Technology;2004-05
【Co-citations】
Chinese Journal Full-text Database 10 Hits
1 LIU Yu-tao, PENG Xiu-bing, DU Zhong-li, et al. Department of Radiology, No.3 Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University Zhuhai 519000, China;Optimization of the scanning technique with the 16-slice spiral CT angiography in intracranial and cervical arteries[J];Chinese Journal of CT and MRI;2008-06
2 LIANG Kai-yun, LIAO Chui-wei, JIANG Chun-rong, et al. Department of Radiology, Xinqiao Hospital, Third Military Medical University, Chongqing 400037, China;Study of Application of Automatically Tracing Technique of Contrast Agent to Cervical Computed Tomographic Angiography (CTA)[J];Military Medical Journal of South China;2007-04
3 ZHOU Li-chun*,JIA Wei-hua,QIU Chuan-ya *Departmemt of Neurology,Beijing Chaoyang Hospital(Jingxi campus) affiliated to the Medical University of the Capital,Beijing,100043,China;Value of three images in diagnosis of carotid artery stenosis[J];Clinical Focus;2007-05
4 PENG Lei, SUN Dianjing, ZHAO Hongquan,et al.Taishan Medical College,Taian 271016,P.R.China;Study of Optimal Scanning Parameters and Dose of Contrast Agent in 64-slice CT Angiography in Intracranial and Cervical Arteries[J];Journal of Clinical Radiology;2008-07
5 ZHU Shaocheng,GE Yinghui,SUN Xiaoping,et al.Department of Radiology,Henan Provincial People's Hospital,Zhengzhou 450003,Henan;Technical analysis of extracranial carotid artery with multiple detector-row spiral CT[J];Central Plains Medical Journal;2006-13
6 GU Hai-feng,CHEN Peng,ZHANG Long-jiang,LI lin,ZHOU Chang-sheng,ZHENG Ling(Department of Medical Imaging,Jinling Hospital,Nanjing 210002,Jiangsu,China);Optimization of scanning parameters in dual-source computer tomography angiography on carotid[J];Journal of Medical Postgraduates;2009-08
7 LIN Shun-fa,LIN Jue-hui,WU Min,CHEN Jian-wei,CHEN Su-hua,LI Cai-xia (Department of Radiology,The First Affiliated Hospital,Shantou University Medical College, Shantou 515041,China);Methodological Study in Multi-slice Spiral CT Angiography[J];Journal of Shantou University Medical College;2005-03
8 LIN Shunfa, LIN Yuehui, HUANG Xuxian, et al. the First Affiliated Hospital of Shantou University Medical College, Shantou 515041;Multi- slice spiral CT angiography: clinical application and the evaluation[J];Journal of Diagnostic Imaging & Interventional Radiology;2005-04
9 Mao Jun Yuan Xiaomei Chen Haidong Lin Lijuan Peng Xiubing Dun Zhongli Department of Radiology,The Third Affiliated Hospital,Ji'nan University,Zhuhai 519000,China;Feasibility study of 16 row multi-slice CT Arterial and Venous Phase cerebral angiography[J];Modern Medical Imagelogy;2009-02
10 LI Bin,LIU Yi-jun,PU Ren-wang,LIU Jing-hong(Department of Radiology,First Affiliated Hospital of Dalian Medical University,Dalian 116011,China);Optimization and standardization of imaging parameters for 16-slice spiral CT angiography in intracranial and cervical arteries[J];Chinese Journal of Medical Imaging Technology;2010-03
【Secondary Citations】
Chinese Journal Full-text Database 10 Hits
1 ZHOU Jian-jun,ZHOU Kang-rong,CHEN Zu-wang,et al.Department of Radiology,Zhongshan Hospital,Fudan University,Shanghai 200032,P.R.China;The MDCTA Findings and Clinical Epidemiology of Carotid Artery Atherosclerostic Plaques[J];Radiologic Practice;2006-04
2 LEI Ziqiao, HAN Ping, TIAN Zhiliang,et al. Department of Radiology, Union Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei Province 430022, P. R. China;The Application Value of Different Postprocessing Techniques of 16 Slice CT in Assessing Coronary Artery Stenoses[J];Journal of Clinical Radiology;2006-02
3 WANG Gen-fa,ZHU Hong-lian,PAN Zhi-hong(Department of Geriatrics,Xinhua Hospital,School of Medicine,Shanghai Jiaotong University,Shanghai 200092,China);Study of carotid artery atheromatous plaque and relative factors in elderly cerebral infarction patients[J];Chinese Journal of Geriatric Heart Brain and Vessel Diseases;2008-02
4 GAO Yue-xue1, YU Ming-chuan1, ZHANG Bin1, CHEN Ju-kun2 (1.Medical Image Center, Beijing University ShouGang Hospital, Beijing 100041, China; 2.Department of Radiology, General Hospital of PLA, Beijing 100853, China);Application of 64-row spiral CT angiography in arterial diseases[J];Journal of China Clinic Medical Imaging;2007-01
5 GAO Yong-an.Department of Radiology,Xuanwu Hospital,Capital University of Medical Sciences,Beijing 100053,China;Analysis of the advantages about 64-slice SCT in the diagnosis of nervous system diseases[J];Chinese Journal of Cenebrovascular Diseases;2005-11
6 JIAO Li-qun, LING Feng, MIAO Zhong-rong,ZHANG Hong-qi,JI Xun-ming,DONG Bai-jing,SONG Qing-bin,ZHANG Yang(Department of Interventional Neurosurgery, Xuanwu Hospital of CapitalUniversity of Medical Science, Beijing 100053,China);Morphologic and Hemodynamic Evaluation of Middle Cerebral Artery Stenoses or Occlusion[J];Journal of Practical Radiology;2005-02
7 CHENG Xiao-qing, ZUO Chang-jing,TIAN Jian-ming, LU Tao-zhen,HAO Qiang,SHAO Cheng-wei Department of Imaging, Changhai Hospital, Second Military Medical University, Shanghai 200433,P.R.China;Application of 64-slice spiral CT angiography for cerebrovascular diseases[J];Journal of Medical Imaging;2008-02
8 Chen Shuang,Yao Zhenwei,Feng Xiaoyuan Department of Radiology,Huashan Hospital,Fudan University,Shanghai200040;Imaging and Clinical Applications of Carotid Artery with Multi-Slice CT[J];Chinese Journal of Medical Computed Imaging;2005-05
9 WU Dong, ZHOU Kangrong, CHEN Zuwang, Department of Radiology, the Affiliated Zhongshan Hospital, Shanghai Medical University, Shanghai 200032, China;Spiral CT portography: correlation with different injection rate[J];CHINESE JOURNAL OF RADIOLOGY;2000-09
10 LIU Xiang, DAI Jian-ping, ZHAN Jiong, SUN Bo. Department of Neuroradiology, Beijing Neurosurgical Institute, Beijing 100050, China;The application study of CT perfusion and CT subtraction angiography in the stenosis and obstruction of internal carotid artery[J];Chinese Journal of Radiology;2003-08
©2006 Tsinghua Tongfang Knowledge Network Technology Co., Ltd.(Beijing)(TTKN) All rights reserved