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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
ICV 3
BA 15
SPV 4
  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