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Vessel wall MRI and intracranial aneurysms
  1. Pervinder Bhogal1,
  2. Christopher Uff2,
  3. Hegoda Levansri Dilrukshan Makalanda3
  1. 1The Royal London Hospital, London, UK
  2. 2Department of Neurosurgery, The Royal London Hospital, London, UK
  3. 3Department of Interventional Neuroradiology, The Royal London Hospital, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Pervinder Bhogal, The Royal London Hospital, Whitechapel Road, London E1 1BB, UK; bhogalweb{at}


Vessel wall magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a novel imaging technique that allows the intracranial vessel walls to be imaged directly. This state-of the art imaging modality may potentially change the way aneurysms are evaluated and managed. In this short review we discuss the current knowledge with illustrative cases.

  • Aneurysm

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  • Competing interests None declared.

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