Case Study: Shadowing

Conclusion:
3D rendering shows severe concern which is validated with MRA.

Discussion:
Top side calcific plaque interferes with Doppler exam, but not 3D rendering.

Patient:
75 year old asymptomatic male with a history of hypertension, headaches, light headedness referred to radiologist to perform carotid Doppler exam after cardiologist office exam did not show any significant problem.

MRA Comparison

  Carotid Duplex Visualize: Vascular™ 3D MRA
Luminal Reduction/ Stenosis 50-69% 85% 90%
Ultrasound Ultrasound
Visualize 3D Visualize 3D