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What's more accurate, a color carotid doppler ultrasound or a contrast coratid mra?

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Dr. Michael Korona
Radiology - Interventional
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In brief: Both good

Ultrasound is a good screening test.
Can give idea about plaque make up. Mra shows flow but can overestimate amount of stenosis. Cta best if ultrasound not normal.

In brief: Both good

Ultrasound is a good screening test.
Can give idea about plaque make up. Mra shows flow but can overestimate amount of stenosis. Cta best if ultrasound not normal.
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