E³ - The Beauty of Basic Knowledge: Problem Solving Tips and Tricks for Brain Imaging

E³ 30A - Cerebral ischaemia

March 2, 11:30 - 12:30 CET

E³ 30A-2
20 min
Cerebral ischaemia: beyond the usual suspects
Thijs van der Zijden, Antwerp / Belgium
1. To discuss the watershed area infarctions and how they can be identified.
2. To learn how to diagnose reversible cerebral vasoconstriction syndrome.
3. To become familiar with cerebral autosomal dominant arteriopathy with subcortical infarcts and leukoencephalopathy (CADASIL) and how to establish this diagnosis on imaging findings.
E³ 30A-3
20 min
How to assess and report CT angiography of the neck and intracranial vessels
Elias Johansson, Umea / Sweden
1. To learn how to review a CT angiography study from the aortic arch to the intracranial vessels.
2. To identify how to accurately quantify vessel narrowing.
3. To assess the type and stability of atheromatous plaques.
E³ 30A-4
20 min
How to diagnose cerebral vein or dural sinus thrombosis and venous infarctions
1. To review the preferred imaging techniques for assessing the intracranial venous system.
2. To identify the tell-tale signs of cerebral venous occlusions.
3. To become familiar with the parenchymal manifestations and potential complications of this condition.



Thijs Van der Zijden

Antwerp, Belgium


Elias Johansson

Umea, Sweden