A comparative study of perfusion CT and mTc-HMPAO SPECT measurements to assess cerebrovascular reserve capacity in patients with internal carotid artery occlusion

S. Eicker, B. Turowski, C. Antke, H.J. Heiroth, H.-J. Steiger & D. Hänggi
Objective: Patients with internal carotid artery (ICA) occlusion can demonstrate impaired cerebral vascular reserve (CVR). Today, to detect CVR single photon emission CT (SPECT) is widely accepted as predictor in the diagnostic pathway in patients considered for cerebral revascularization. Goal of the[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]