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Application and advances of magnetic resonance SNAP technique in craniocervical vessels
ZHANG Yukun  CHANG Peipei  LIU Na  MIAO Yanwei 

Cite this article as: Zhang YK, Chang PP, Liu N, et al. Application and advances of magnetic resonance SNAP technique in craniocervical vessels[J]. Chin J Magn Reson Imaging, 2022, 13(5): 144-147. DOI:10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2022.05.030.


[Abstract] Simultaneous non-contrast angiography and intraplaque hemorrhage (SNAP) imaging had the advantages of wide coverage, high resolution, intrinsically multi-contrast image sets and short scanning time. It was suitable for tortuous craniocervical vessels with long lesions, which provided rich diagnostic information for the examination of diseases such as atherosclerosis, arterial stenosis and arterial dissection. Its application is increasing in craniocervical artery imaging. This paper reviews technique principle, clinical applications and advances of SNAP technique in craniocervical artery.
[Keywords] magnetic resonance imaging;simultaneous non-contrast angiography and intraplaque hemorrhage imaging;craniocervical vessels;atherosclerosis;arterial dissection;magnetic resonance angiography

ZHANG Yukun   CHANG Peipei   LIU Na   MIAO Yanwei*  

Department of Radiology, the First Affiliated Hospital of Dalian Medical University, Dalian 116011, China

Miao YW, E-mail: ywmiao716@163.com

Conflicts of interest   None.

Received  2021-12-24
Accepted  2022-04-12
DOI: 10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2022.05.030
Cite this article as: Zhang YK, Chang PP, Liu N, et al. Application and advances of magnetic resonance SNAP technique in craniocervical vessels[J]. Chin J Magn Reson Imaging, 2022, 13(5): 144-147.DOI:10.12015/issn.1674-8034.2022.05.030

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