Advanced Ultrasound in Diagnosis and Therapy ›› 2018, Vol. 2 ›› Issue (2): 64-70.doi: 10.37015/AUDT.2018.180802

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Progress of In-stent Restenosis after Vertebral Artery Ostium Stenosis and Imaging Assessments

Jingzhi Li, MDa,b, John R. Eisenbrey, PhDb, Yang Hua, MDa,*()   

  1. a Department of Vascular Ultrasonography, Xuanwu Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, China
    b Department of Radiology,Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Received:2018-05-08 Online:2018-08-18 Published:2018-08-19
  • Contact: Yang Hua, MD,


Stenting has become one of the primary procedure to treat vertebral artery ostium stenosis patients. Postoperative instent restenosis (ISR) of the stenting is still one of the unsolved issues and requires systematic and further investigation. Through imaging assessments, ISR could be identified and evaluated in clinical practice and researches.

Key words: Vertebral; stenosis; stenting; in-stent restenosis; imaging