Brought to you by
ECR 2018 / C-1522
Computed Tomography Angiography in Aortic Disease: what the surgeon needs to know.
Congress: ECR 2018
Poster No.: C-1522
Type: Educational Exhibit
Keywords: Cardiovascular system, Arteries / Aorta, Emergency, CT-Angiography, CT, Image manipulation / Reconstruction, Contrast agent-intravenous, Technical aspects, Computer Applications-Detection, diagnosis, Aneurysms, Dissection, Dilatation
Authors: G. Gentile1, V. Carollo2, G. Mamone3, G. Marrone1, G. Raffa1, S. Caruso4, M. Milazzo3, F. Crinò2, R. Miraglia5; 1Palermo/IT, 2Palermo (PA)/IT, 3Palermo, It/IT, 4Palermo (PA), italy/IT, 5Palermo /IT


1.Jonathan A. Schesk et. Al Computed Tomography Angiography of the Thoracic Aorta. Radiol Clin N Am 54 (2016) 13–33

2.ESC Guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of aortic diseases - European Heart Journal (2014) 35, 2873–2926

3. Braunwald’s Heart Disease VII Edition – 2007 Elsevier Masson srl.

4.Angelini A, Ho SY, Anderson RH, Devine WA, Zuberbuhler JR, Becker AE, et al. The morphology of the normal aortic valve as compared with the aortic valve having two leaflets. J Thorac Cardio- vasc Surg. 1989;98:362-

5.Chen et al. CT Angiography of the Cardiac Valves: Normal, Diseased, and Postop- erative Appearances. RadioGraphics 2009; 29:1393–1412

6.Ryan R. Davies et al. Novel Measurement of Relative Aortic Size Predicts Rupture of Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms. Ann Thorac Surg 2006;81:169–77

7.Rubin GD. MDCT imaging of the aorta and periph- eral vessels. Eur J Radiol 2003;45:S42–9.

8.Abbara S, Kalva S, Cury RC, et al. Thoracic aortic disease: spectrum of multidetector computed to- mography imaging findings. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 2007;1(1):40–54. 

9.Mao SS, Ahmadi N, Shah B, et al. Normal thoracic aorta diameter on cardiac computed tomography in healthy asymptomatic adults: impact of age and gender. Acad Radiol 2008;15(7):827–34. 

10.Isselbacher EM. Diseases of the aorta: aortic dissection. In: Braunwald’s heart disease: a text- book of cardiovascular medicine. 7th edition. Phil- adelphia: Saunders; 2005. 

11.DeSanctis RW, Doroghazi RM, Austen WG, et al. Aortic dissection. N Engl J Med 1987;317(17): 1060–7.

12.Sampson UKA, Norman PE, Fowkes GR, Aboyans V, Song Y, Harrell FE, Forouzanfar MH, Naghavi M, Denenberg JO, McDermott MM, Criqui MH, Mensah GA, Ezzati M, Murray C. Global and regional burden of aortic dissection and aneurysms. Global Heart 2014;8:171–180. 

13.ErbelR,AlfonsoF,BoileauC,DirschO,EberB,HaverichA,RakowskiH,StruyvenJ, Radegran K, Sechtem U, Taylor J, Zollikofer C, Klein WW, Mulder B, Providencia LA. Diagnosis and management of aortic dissection. Eur Heart J 2001;22:1642 – 1681. 

14.Hiratzka LF, Bakris GL, Beckman JA, Bersin RM, Carr VF, Casey DE Jr., Eagle KA, Hermann LK, Isselbacher EM, Kazerooni EA, Kouchoukos NT, Lytle BW, Milewicz DM, Reich DL, Sen S, Shinn JA, Svensson LG, Williams DM

15.HowardDP,BanerjeeA,FairheadJF,PerkinsJ,SilverLE,RothwellPM.Population- based study of incidence and outcome of acute aortic dissection and premorbid risk factor control: 10-year results from the Oxford Vascular Study. Circulation 2013; 127:2031 – 2037.

16.Hagan PG, Nienaber CA, Isselbacher EM, et al. The International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissec- tion (IRAD): new insights into an old disease. JAMA 2000;283(7):897–903.

17.Cigarroa JE, Isselbacher EM, DeSanctis RW, et al. Diagnostic imaging in the evaluation of suspected aortic dissection. Old standards and new direc- tions. N Engl J Med 1993;328(1):35–43.

18.Batra P, Bigoni B, Manning J, et al. Pitfalls in the diagnosis of thoracic aortic dissection at CT angi- ography. Radiographics 2000;20(2):309–20.

19.LePage MA, Quint LE, Sonnad SS, et al. Aortic dissection: CT features that distinguish true lumen from false lumen. Am J Roentgenol.

20.Williams MP, Farrow R. Atypical patterns in the CT diagnosis of aortic dissection. Clin Radiol 1994; 49(10):686–9.

21.Nelsen KM, Spizarny DL, Kastan DJ. Intimointimal intussusception in aortic dissection: CT diagnosis. AJR Am J Roentgenol 1994;162(4):813–4.

22.Fattori R, Bertaccini P, Celletti F, et al. Intramural posttraumatic hematoma of the ascending aorta in a patient with a double aortic arch. Eur Radiol 1997;7(1):51–3. 

23.Nienaber CA, Kodolitsch von Y, Petersen B, et al. Intramural hemorrhage of the thoracic aorta. Diagnostic and therapeutic implications. Circulation 1995;92(6):1465–72. 

24.Aji S, Nishigami K, Akasaka T, et al. Prediction of progression or regression of type A aortic intramu- ral hematoma by computed tomography. Circula- tion 1999;100(Suppl 19):II281–6. 

25.Kazerooni EA, Bree RL, Williams DM. Penetrating atherosclerotic ulcers of the descending thoracic aorta: evaluation with CT and distinction from aortic dissection. Radiology 1992;183(3):759–65. 

POSTER ACTIONS Add bookmark Contact presenter Send to a friend Download pdf
2 clicks for more privacy: On the first click the button will be activated and you can then share the poster with a second click.

This website uses cookies. Learn more