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Abnormal collateral arterial systems in Takayasu's arteritis and Leriche's syndrome evaluated by whole body acquisition using multislice computed tomography.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17156865     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Takayasu's arteritis causes various arterial changes, including wall thickening, occlusion, aneurysm, and calcification. Similarly, Leriche's syndrome causes occlusion of the abdominal aorta or iliac arteries accompanied by ischemic symptoms of the distal lower extremities. Both diseases are potentially associated with the development of unexpected collateral arteries throughout the body. We evaluated whole body arteries in subjects with Takayasu's arteritis and Leriche's syndrome using 16-slice multislice CT and concluded that it was a useful tool to detect unexpected collateral arterial systems in Takayasu's arteritis or Leriche's syndrome in a non-invasive fashion.
Authors:
Hiroki Ando; Nobusada Funabashi; Masae Uehara; Masako Suzuki; Hirotaka Sato; Masatoshi Hashimoto; Atsushi Ishida; Noriyuki Yanagawa; Yoshikazu Fukuchi; Takashi Kikawa; Megumi Imada; Issei Komuro
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Letter     Date:  2006-12-05
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of cardiology     Volume:  121     ISSN:  1874-1754     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Cardiol.     Publication Date:  2007 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-10-01     Completed Date:  2007-11-08     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8200291     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiol     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  306-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Collateral Circulation
Contrast Media
Electrocardiography
Female
Humans
Leriche Syndrome / radiography*
Male
Takayasu Arteritis / radiography*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed / methods*
Whole Body Imaging
Chemical
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0/Contrast Media

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