PICA Aneurysm Pipeline Excellent Technique and Anatomy

By Eytan Raz MD PhD

Another excellent combination of anatomy and technique. History is PICA aneurysm


Top set of images are automated DYNA CT reconstructions — already higher resolution than typical 3D-DSA.  Bottom set are targeted reconstructions with substantially higher resolution. See the difference? What is important here?

Stereo pairs — cross eye on top, anaglyph on bottom.

The Lateral Spinal Artery is solid arrow, posterior spinal is dashed arrows.  Kool, huh…

Sack the PICA and u get’em both


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Stuck the landing, right!

See Spinal Arterial Anatomy, PICA, and Lateral Spinal Artery pages for more info