Which procedures are used in the workup of vertebral artery dissection (VAD)?

Updated: Feb 21, 2019
  • Author: Eddy S Lang, MDCM, CCFP(EM), CSPQ; Chief Editor: Barry E Brenner, MD, PhD, FACEP  more...
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Patients with suspected subarachnoid hemorrhage and a normal computed tomography (CT) scan may undergo lumbar puncture (LP) if VAD is not pursued by other imaging modalities.


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