Penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer of the ascending aorta: The role of computed tomography scan

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Abstract

Asymptomatic penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer is a rare pathology of the ascending aorta, more frequent in the descending thoracic aorta, even in multiple localizations. We present a case report of a patient with penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer and the preoperative role of the computed tomography scan.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)671-672
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Cardiovascular Medicine
Volume12
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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