Magnetic Resonance Imaging to Investigate Silent Strokes During Neck and Skull Angioplasty

Completed

Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

INCLUSION CRITERIA:
Men and women age 18 years or older admitted for angioplasty with or without stenting of any intra or extra-cranial vessel.
EXCLUSION CRITERIA:
Any MRI contraindication (insulin pump, aneurysm clips, implanted neural stimulator, cardiac pacemaker or defibrillator, cochlear implant, metal shrapnel or bullet)
Patients with hyperperfusion syndrome following the angioplasty.
Patients with cardiovascular or respiratory instability.
Patients with severe peri-procedural stroke at risk for herniation.
Confused or encephalopathic patients who are unable to cooperate.
Pregnant women.
Lactating women