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CT angiography for evaluation of cerebral vasospasm following acute subarachnoid haemorrhage
- Authors: Shankar JJS, Tan IYL, Krings T, Terbrugge K, Agid R.
- Reference: Neuroradiology. 2012 Mar 1;54(3):197-203.
- Published: March 2012
- Link: Access the abstract here
Shankar et al. reaffirmed the usefulness of CT angiography (CTA) for vasospasm management even without CT perfusion with a high sensitivity (> 90%) and specificity. Comparing treatment recommendation based only on CTA results and actual treatment received CTA seems to be helpful in the decision making process specifically regarding the need for balloon angioplasty.