Emerging role of contrast-enhanced MRI in diagnosing vascular malformations.


Journal Article (Review)

Vascular malformations comprise a diverse and rare group of lesions which generally pose a formidable treatment challenge. Requisite for optimal surgical planning are imaging modalities capable of delineating involved anatomy and malformation flow characteristics. In this regard, we and others have purported the advantages of contrast-enhanced MRI. Here, we review the current body of literature regarding the emerging of role of contrast enhanced MRI for the management of vascular malformations.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Turley, RS; Lidsky, ME; Markovic, JN; Shortell, CK

Published Date

  • July 2014

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 10 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 479 - 486

PubMed ID

  • 25301311

Pubmed Central ID

  • 25301311

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1744-8298

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1479-6678

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.2217/fca.14.34


  • eng