Imaging: Safety of spinal angiography

Michael C. Hurley, Timothy J. Carroll*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Spinal angiography has historically been associated with a high risk of complications, but up-to-date safety reports are lacking. A recent retrospective review found a low complication rate of catheter angiography of the spine, and suggests that MRI performs poorly as an alternative approach to the diagnosis of spinal vascular disorders.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)10-11
Number of pages2
JournalNature Reviews Neurology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2012

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience


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