Carotid Artery Triplex Ultrasound

Color Doppler ima...
Color Doppler image of left carotid bifurcation reveals both internal carotid artery (ICA) and external carotid artery (ECA) to be patent. Color Doppler images with spectral Doppler tracings show flow in ECA is reversed while flow in ICA remains anterograde.
Modality: Ultrasound (Oblique)

- “ In about 25% of CCA occlusion the ICA and ECA will remain patent. For this to occur, flow in one of the vessels must be reversed. In almost all ca...”

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