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Aortic valve and ascending thoracic aorta: Evaluation with isotropic MDCT.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20966309     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this review is to show the range of abnormality involving the aortic valve and ascending thoracic aorta using 64- and 128-MDCT with 2D and 3D CT angiography.
CONCLUSION: Ascending aorta abnormality can be complicated by secondary involvement or associated disease involving the aortic valve, coronary arteries, and heart. Interactive interrogation of high-quality isotropic volumes, with both 2D and 3D rendering tools, is essential to identify the full array of findings for best interpretative performance.
Pamela T Johnson; Karen M Horton; Elliot K Fishman
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  AJR. American journal of roentgenology     Volume:  195     ISSN:  1546-3141     ISO Abbreviation:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Publication Date:  2010 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-10-22     Completed Date:  2010-12-02     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708173     Medline TA:  AJR Am J Roentgenol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1072-81     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
The Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Aorta, Thoracic / radiography*
Aortic Diseases / radiography*
Aortic Valve / radiography*
Imaging, Three-Dimensional
Tomography, X-Ray Computed / methods*

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