Published in Health Business Week, September 30th, 2005
Investigators in Japan conducted a study "to compare the use of multislice continuous arterial spin labeling (CASL) and CO2 positron emission tomography (PET) to assess CBF in patients with chronic occlusive cerebrovascular disease for the validation of quantitative CASL perfusion in an altered hemodynamic state."
H. Kimura and colleagues of Fukui University explained, "Eleven patients with occlusive carotid artery disease were studied with CASL and conventional MRI. Cerebral blood flow (CBF)...
Want to see the full article?
Welcome to NewsRx!
Learn more about a six-week, no-risk free trial of Health Business Week
NewsRx also is available at LexisNexis, Gale, ProQuest, Factiva, Dialog, Thomson Reuters, NewsEdge, and Dow Jones.