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Additional value of computed tomography angiography in multiple coronary artery aneurysms--a case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19039157     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Though invasive coronary angiography is the gold standard for the diagnosis of coronary artery aneurysms, computed tomography angiography may be just as useful in providing details of their morphology, size, location and associated stenosis or ectasia. Besides, it has the advantage of being a non-invasive modality.We present a case in which an aneurysm, which was not identified by conventional angiography due to the presence of thrombus, was correctly identified by computed tomography angiography.
Madhan Shanmugasundaram; Shanmugasundaram; Jeganathan; Krishnamoorthy; Ravishankar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian heart journal     Volume:  58     ISSN:  0019-4832     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian Heart J     Publication Date:    2006 Jul-Aug
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-11-28     Completed Date:  2009-01-22     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0374675     Medline TA:  Indian Heart J     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  359-61     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Cardiology, Madras Medical College and Bharat Scans, Chennai.
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MeSH Terms
Coronary Aneurysm / drug therapy,  epidemiology,  radiography*
Coronary Angiography / methods*
Coronary Thrombosis / epidemiology,  radiography
Tomography, X-Ray Computed / methods*
Comment In:
Indian Heart J. 2006 Jul-Aug;58(4):302-3   [PMID:  19039144 ]

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