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Table 2 CTAs with persistent opacified vessels among patients with a clinical brain death diagnosis (n = 83)

From: Revised CT angiography venous score with consideration of infratentorial circulation value for diagnosing brain death

Vessel type CTA examination(s) in which vessel type is still opacified
2 C-MCA (left and right) 8
1 C-MCA (left or right) 10
BA 15
  1. Data are expressed as n. Considering ICV and SPV, there was no case where only one vessel side (left or right) was enhanced or not contrary to C-MCA
  2. C-MCA cortical segment of middle cerebral artery, ICV internal cerebral vein, BA basilar artery, SPV superior petrosal vein