Short- and Long-Term Hemodynamic Effects of Carotid Endarterectomy and Carotid Artery Stenting


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Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- informed patient's consent for ICA stenting or endarterectomy
- lack of contraindications to MRI
- Symptomatic, unilateral ICA stenosis 70-99%;irrelevant stenosis <50% of contralateral ICA
- TIA or stroke - within 360 days

Exclusion Criteria

- Intracranial hemorrhage
- Informed consent not obtained
- Common exclusion for MRI such as patients with claustrophobia
- Patients with poor imaging quality(Poor imaging quality mainly defined as the image cannot be applied to future analysis on account of severe motion artifacts appeared in conventional MRI and mistakes in the MRI process by accident factors which cannot to be applied to future analysis)
- Bilateral internal carotid artery occlusion