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Diffuse supravalvular aortic stenosis: comprehensive imaging with ECG-gated CT angiography.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16821118     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Congenital supravalvular aortic stenosis (SVAS) is a rare cause of congenital left ventricular outflow obstruction and pressure overload, with a diffuse form that often extends into the aortic arch, and can be associated with stenoses in other vascular territories. Knowledge of the extent of disease involvement can be complementary to medical management or critically important prior to surgical intervention. We report a case of diffuse SVAS and demonstrate the utility of ECG-gated multidetector computed tomography (CT) as a comprehensive diagnostic tool in evaluating such patients.
Peter S Liu; Martin G St John Sutton; Harold I Litt
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2006-07-05
Journal Detail:
Title:  The international journal of cardiovascular imaging     Volume:  23     ISSN:  1569-5794     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Cardiovasc Imaging     Publication Date:  2007 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-03-14     Completed Date:  2007-05-17     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100969716     Medline TA:  Int J Cardiovasc Imaging     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  269-72     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Aortic Stenosis, Supravalvular / diagnosis,  radiography*
Aortography / methods
Coronary Angiography / methods*
Severity of Illness Index
Tomography, X-Ray Computed / methods*

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