Digital methods to study abdominal aortic aneurysm

A. Orlacchio, E. Fanucci, M. Pocek

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Abstract

Ten patients, with suspected abdominal aortic aneurysm, have been examined by intravenous digital subtraction angiography (IV-DSA) and immediately afterwards by computed tomography (CT). The results were compared to the surgical findings. Together IV-DSA and CT provide all the necessary preoperative information with a considerable reduction in the contrast medium and constitute non-invasive, outpatient procedures. We recommend, whenever possible, to perform IV-DSA and CT together, after ultrasound, for the preoperative evaluation of abdominal aortic aneurysm.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)290-294
Number of pages5
JournalAnnales de Radiologie
Volume30
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1987

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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