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Right common iliac aneurysm by peripheral computed tomographic angiography.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19496138     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This is a 77-year-old diabetic woman with history of claudication (Rutherford Category 2). Due to fear of underestimating disease with ankle-brachial index in a person with diabetes and advancing age, a CT angiogram was performed. The right common iliac artery had aneurysmal disease (3.4 cm) and a thrombus of right internal iliac artery. There was also a 40% stenosis of right external iliac artery and a left subtotal internal iliac stenosis at the origin. Given it's non-invasive nature and high diagnostic accuracy, CTA is poised to become the noninvasive test of choice in patients with suspected PAD or in patients at risk for obstructive vascular disease.
Authors:
Ambarish Gopal; Raveen Pal; Matthew J Budoff
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions     Volume:  74     ISSN:  1522-726X     ISO Abbreviation:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Publication Date:  2009 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-11-02     Completed Date:  2010-01-14     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100884139     Medline TA:  Catheter Cardiovasc Interv     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  800-1     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2009 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA, Torrance, California 90502, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Ankle / blood supply
Arterial Occlusive Diseases / complications,  physiopathology,  radiography*
Blood Pressure
Brachial Artery / physiopathology
Constriction, Pathologic
Female
Humans
Iliac Aneurysm / complications,  radiography*
Iliac Artery / radiography*
Intermittent Claudication / etiology,  radiography
Predictive Value of Tests
Tomography, Spiral Computed*

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