MDCT angiography after open thoracic aortic surgery: Pearls and pitfalls

Jenny K. Hoang, Santiago Martinez, Lynne M. Hurwitz

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Abstract

OBJECTIVE. The purpose of this article is to review open thoracic aortic surgical techniques and to describe the range of postoperative findings on CT angiography (CTA). CONCLUSION. An understanding of surgical thoracic aortic procedures will allow appropriate differentiation of normal from abnormal CTA findings on postoperative imaging.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)W20-W27
JournalAmerican Journal of Roentgenology
Volume192
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2009
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Aorta
  • Aortic dissection
  • Aortic grafts
  • Aortic surgery
  • CT angiography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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